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1962

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1988

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2015

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Drawing, Design for Modular House D

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated March 3, 1962 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, gray and brown marker 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

35.3 x 42.8 cm (13 7/8 x 16 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: 3/3/62 E. HOYT

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: 3/3/62 E. HOYT; in graphite, upper left: D [circled] NECESSARY COMPONENTS HOUSE D [circled] / FOUR #1 UNITS / SIXTEEN #2 " / TWO #3 " / TWO #4 " / FOUR #4 6" WD " / TWO 1/2 #1 " / TWO SPECIAL GLASS UNITS / SEE DETAIL A THIS SHEET; in graphite, lower right: detail dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Modular House D; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, gray and brown marker on tracing paper; 35.3 x 42.8 cm (13 7/8 x 16 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1593

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