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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Radio City Music Hall and Harold S. Anderson House: Chest of Drawers-Ebony, Aluminum, Bakelite, October 17, 1932

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Samuel L. "Roxy" Rothafel, Harold Spurrier Anderson and Radio City Music Hall. It is dated October 17, 1932 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: 170.2 x 111.8 cm (5 ft. 7 in. x 44 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 7037/Olsson/Oct. 17-32/R.C. 739; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Radio City Music Hall and Harold S. Anderson House: Chest of Drawers-Ebony, Aluminum, Bakelite, October 17, 1932; Manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 170.2 x 111.8 cm (5 ft. 7 in. x 44 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-781

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