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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, International Casino: Bar Plans, May 22, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Thomas W. Lamb and Nicholas H. Weiss and drafted by Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Louis Brecker and International Casino. It is dated May 22, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71.1 x 104.1 cm (28 x 41 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 546-64/1/4"-1"-&F.S./INT. CASINO, SAENGER/OLSSON/5/22/37,6-1-37, 1, BRECKER/5/25/37, 6-1-37, 1, WEIS/6/1/37; at left: MATERIALS/BAR FACE:-MACASSAR/OR EAST INDIAN ROSE-/WOOD.- BAR TOP:-/MAHOGONY STAINED/TO MATCH BAR FACE./BACK BAR: - ENGLISH/SYCAMORE & BLEACHED/MAPLE.

Cite this object as

Drawing, International Casino: Bar Plans, May 22, 1937; Architect: Nicholas H. Weiss ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; H x W: 71.1 x 104.1 cm (28 x 41 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-597

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