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Drawing, Design for Vanity with Rectangular Mirror, September 30, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company, 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, blue color pencil 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

30 x 37.7 cm (11 13/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY over small stamp in red ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right margin: V. &. S.-2/B Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K./9/30/33 Inscribed in blue color pencil at lower right: (a check) Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity with Rectangular Mirror, September 30, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, blue color pencil on tracing paper; 30 x 37.7 cm (11 13/16 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1428

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