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1933

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1988

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Drawing, Coffee Table, September 30, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by K. and Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and drafted by K.. It is dated September 30, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. 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

28.8 x 36.6 cm (11 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Small stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K 9/30/33; inscribed in graphite in lower right: Scale 1 1/2" = 1'0"/7277 [circled]; inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P; inscribed with dimensions throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Coffee Table, September 30, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.8 x 36.6 cm (11 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1278

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