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Object Timeline

1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2017

  • You found it!

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bar/Radio Cabinet, July 9, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by (Unknown) Olsson and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 108.6 x 205.7 cm (42 3/4 in. x 6 ft. 9 in.)

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 in stamp, lower right: 7904/F.S./RAND JOB./CORK/BAKELITE &/BRUSHED CHROM., Olsson/D./7/9/34, 8/9/34, 1, S.H.K.; lower center right in graphite: NOTE!/INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION/OF MIDGET-RADIO TO FOLLOW/RADIO [circled]; inscribed in graphite on verso, lower left: 7904 BAR; instructions, dimensions, materials in red color pencil and graphite.

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bar/Radio Cabinet, July 9, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, red color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 108.6 x 205.7 cm (42 3/4 in. x 6 ft. 9 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-819

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