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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Desk, February 26, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by W. and J. Sloane. It is dated February 26, 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/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 9006 DESK/F.S./SLOANE/STRAIGHT GRAIN/& WOOD/BURL, Olsson/ 2/26/34, 3/1/34, 1, WIDDICOMB [crossed out]/8/23/35, 1, SLOANE; dimensions, instructions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk, February 26, 1934; Manufactured by W. and J. Sloane (United States); USA; graphite, red color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-913

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