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1961

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1988

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Drawing, Design for New York City Streetlight

This is a Drawing. It was engineered by Alexander Lurkis and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) N.Y.C. Dept of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity. We acquired it in 1988. Its medium is white chalk, pastel crayon, graphite, gray paper on black illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey.

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Drawing, Design for New York City Streetlight; Engineered by Alexander Lurkis (American, 1908 - 2008); USA; white chalk, pastel crayon, graphite, gray paper on black illustration board; 1988-101-1664

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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