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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, David Milton Apartment 420 East 52nd Street: Folding Table, October 19, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) David Milton. It is dated October 19, 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: 93.3 x 109.2 cm (36 3/4 in. x 43 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: 6429/F.S./MILTON, OLSSON/10/19/37; above stamp in graphite: TWO FOLDING TABLES/30" x 30" x 28" HIGH/LEATHER TOP/APRON SOLID OAK - BLEACHED WHITE/4 SLIDES EACH TO HAVE TWO SPINNINGS/AS PER DRAWINGS/SLIDES TO HAVE STOPS & CATCHES &/ FINGER GRIP/1" DIA. POL. CHROM FOLDING LEGS WITH/LOCKING DEVICE; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, David Milton Apartment 420 East 52nd Street: Folding Table, October 19, 1937; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 93.3 x 109.2 cm (36 3/4 in. x 43 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-764

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