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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Desk, May 10, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated May 10, 1933 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red pencil. 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 is inscribed

FORMICA TOP/ IS DESIRABLE [Arrow pointing to drawing ot desk top] [Signed] Deskey

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk, May 10, 1933; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company; Office of Donald Deskey Associates; USA; graphite, red pencil; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-851

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