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1934

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1975

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2019

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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Double Desk-Ebony, Chrome, July 9, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) George C. Rand and Eleanor Hutton Rand. It is dated July 9, 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil, 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.

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso, lower left: 7797 DOUBLE DESK; inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 7797/F.S./RAND JOB/ALL MACASSAR EBONY/&BRUSHED CHROM./PULLS & BASE, Olsson/D./7/7.34, 8/9/34, 1, S.H.K.; inscribed in graphite above perspective drawing: PENCIL TRAY, INSIDE/SLIDE; below perspective drawing: WASTE PAPER/BASKET/PULLS & BASE/BRUSHED CHROM., ALL MACASSAR EBONY; below: INTERIORS - SYCAMORE/DOUBLE DESK.; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Double Desk-Ebony, Chrome, July 9, 1934; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite, red color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-799

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