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1936

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1975

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2019

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Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Plot Plan, December 24, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton and David Milton. It is dated December 24, 1936 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper, 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: 40 x 26.7 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower right: Raised seal; Registered Architects, University of the State of New York; inscribed in graphite, lower center: PLOT PLAN/NO SCALE/ALTERATION TO APARTMENT AT NO. 1 BEEKMAN PL./NEW YORK N.Y./BLOCK # 1361/LOT # 21/DONALD DESKEY/EDWARD D. STONE/ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT/630-5TH AVE N.Y.C./12-24-36; dimensions, and instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Plot Plan, December 24, 1936; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; H x W: 40 x 26.7 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-619

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