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1960

  • Work on this object began.

1965

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Plastic Lunchbox

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated 1960–1965 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite stick, black marker on newsprint. 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

30.5 x 45.7 cm (12 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon at upper left [with directional arrows]: LIVING HINGE

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Plastic Lunchbox; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite stick, black marker on newsprint; 30.5 x 45.7 cm (12 x 18 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1579

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