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1961

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1988

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Drawing, Design for New York City Streelight Pole with Emergency Call Boxes

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, red and teal pastel crayon, brush and paint, 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 Streelight Pole with Emergency Call Boxes; Engineered by Alexander Lurkis (American, 1908 - 2008); USA; white chalk, red and teal pastel crayon, brush and paint, graphite, gray paper on black illustration board ; 1988-101-1668

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