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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, David Milton Apartment 420 East 52nd Street: Table, July 23, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by W. and J. Sloane and from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) David Milton. It is dated July 23, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite 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: 109.2 x 167.6 cm (43 in. x 5 ft. 6 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp, lower right: 8759/F.S./MILTON, OLSSON/ 7/23/37, 7/28, 1, MOD. MET (?)/1, W&J; inscribed below perspective drawing, lower left: ONE TABLE/ 1/2" TUFLEX & SHELF/1" POL. CHROM RAIL & STRETCHER/FORMICA ENDS

Cite this object as

Drawing, David Milton Apartment 420 East 52nd Street: Table, July 23, 1937; Manufactured by W. and J. Sloane (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; H x W: 109.2 x 167.6 cm (43 in. x 5 ft. 6 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-922

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