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1962

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1988

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Drawing, Design for Wall-Mounted Combination Easel, Donald Deskey Associates Office, New York, NY, March 26, 1962

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) Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated March 26, 1962 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

35.5 x 43 cm (14 x 16 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: E. HOYT 3/26/62

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right corner: E. HOYT 3/26/62; in graphite, upper left: SUGGESTED REVERSIBLE BOARD CONFIGURATIONS / NOTE: LIGHT AND SCREEN COMBINATION NOT SHOWN/ON THIS DRAWING.; in graphite, lower right: NOTE: / THE CHALKTRAY MAY BE USED / TO HOLD A PAPERBOARD / PRESENTATION IN ANY / OF THE ABOVE CONFIGURATIONS.; in graphite, center left: CORKBOARD SURFACE.; in graphite, center right: ALTERNATING CORKBOARD / AND CHALKBOARD SURFACE.; in graphite, lower left: CHALKBOARD SURFACE.; in graphite, lower right: MOTION PICTURE SCREEN IN DOWN POSITION.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wall-Mounted Combination Easel, Donald Deskey Associates Office, New York, NY, March 26, 1962; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.5 x 43 cm (14 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1599

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