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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Bar Cabinet, March 29, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Beaux Arts Lighting Co., Inc. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton and David Milton. It is dated March 29, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing paper. 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: 175.3 x 108 cm (5 ft. 9 in. x 42 1/2 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 stamp, lower right: 522-14/F.S./MILTON, OLSSON/3/27/37, 3/27/37, 1, ACME/3/29/37, 6, BARR & LANE/4/9/37, 1, BEAUX ARTS; lower right in graphite: NOTE SEE REVISED DRAW #5/OF ZERMANN (?) ACME WOODWORKING CORP./5-15 47TH AVE. L.I.C. NY; dimensions, instructions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Bar Cabinet, March 29, 1937; Manufactured by Beaux Arts Lighting Co., Inc. ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 175.3 x 108 cm (5 ft. 9 in. x 42 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-610

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