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1958

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Drawing, Design for New York City Streetlight: Street View, 1958–1959

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and engineered by Alexander Lurkis and made for (as the client) N.Y.C. Dept of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity. It is dated 1958–1959 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache, brush and watercolor, black crayon on cream illustration board . 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

54.3 x 43 cm (21 3/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for New York City Streetlight: Street View, 1958–1959; Engineered by Alexander Lurkis (American, 1908 - 2008); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache, brush and watercolor, black crayon on cream illustration board ; 54.3 x 43 cm (21 3/8 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1669

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