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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

1989

  • Work on this object ended.

2016

2019

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Archives, Donald Deskey Archive

This is a Archives. It was designed by Donald Deskey. We acquired it in 1975. Its medium is magazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, technical reports, photographs, and slides. It is a part of the Archives department.

  • Wastebasket, 1928
  • painted wood with silver leaf.
  • Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler.
  • 2018-29-2
  • Charger, ca. 1923
  • molded and glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2015-41-7

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Object ID #908038739
  • printed paper.
  • Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, NA6225 .H4Z....
  • 43.2016.15

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Archives, Donald Deskey Archive; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); magazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, technical reports, photographs, and slides; 1975-11-77

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