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1960

  • Work on this object began.

1965

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Air Purifier, Presentation Drawing

This is a Drawing. It was invented by Alvan Barach and William B. Hall and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated 1960–1965 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is marker, graphite, rubbed graphite, white heightening, orange crayon on beige board mounted on white 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

21 x 28.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed gray adhesive label, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES INC. 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 22, N.Y. [DDA logo]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in gray marker, lower right: 3

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Air Purifier, Presentation Drawing; Invented by Alvan Barach (American, 1895 - 1977); USA; marker, graphite, rubbed graphite, white heightening, orange crayon on beige board mounted on white board; 21 x 28.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1705

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