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Drawing, Design for Cosmetics Building, New York World's Fair 1939–40

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Perfumery and Cosmetics Exhibits, Inc.. We acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite, collaged magazine image on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt.

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Drawing, Design for Cosmetics Building, New York World's Fair 1939–40; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite, collaged magazine image on illustration board; 1975-11-67

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