Drawing, Design for Electric Streetcar
This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Transit Research Corp.. It is dated 1940–1942 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, blue color pencil, black pastel crayon on white heavy wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
38.1 x 56.2 cm (15 x 22 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite at lower right: Redesign of Present Streetcar / for / Transit Research Corp. / By / Donald Deskey Assoc.; in graphite, bottom center: 5"; in graphite, lower left: 45 [upside down]; in blue ball point pen, lower left: "last" street car; in blue ball point pen, lowr left: Westinghouse - G.E. + / Pullman
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Electric Streetcar; Office of Donald Deskey Associates; Client: Transit Research Corp.; USA; graphite, blue color pencil, black pastel crayon on white heavy wove paper; 38.1 x 56.2 cm (15 x 22 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1475