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. It is dated 1961 and 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
64.7 x 48.2 cm (25 1/2 x 19 in.)
It has the following markings
Gray adhesive label printed in white ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES 575 Madison Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.
Cite this object as
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; 64.7 x 48.2 cm (25 1/2 x 19 in.) ; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1664
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.