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Object Timeline

1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair, July 7, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon and made for (as the client) Metallon. It is dated July 7, 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red pencil support: 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

67 x 153.1 cm (26 3/8 x 60 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Architect's stamp in black ink at lower center: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower center: DIRECT SIDE VIEW Inscribed in graphite with dimensions, instructions, materials throughout Inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp: 6078; F.S.; MET. / 7/8" Round Tubing / & 3/4" Round/Stretcher; Olsson / DALMAR / DC.[overlapping] / 7/7/34; 7/17/34 2 MET

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, July 7, 1934; Manufactured by Metallon ; USA; graphite, red pencil support: tracing paper; 67 x 153.1 cm (26 3/8 x 60 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-718

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