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Drawing, Design for Union Carbide Exhibition Theater, Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1970

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Union Carbide. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is cello-tak shading film, pen and ink, graphite on cream paper laid down on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Eleonore Kissel, Dr. Gail Davidson and Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

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Its dimensions are

47.6 x 60.1 cm (18 3/4 x 23 11/16 in.) Support: 50.6 × 67.7 cm (19 15/16 × 26 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp: Gray adhesive label at lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES, INC. 575 Madison Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black transfer lettering, lower right: UNION CARBIDE EXHIBIT / MOSCOW U.S.S.R. '70'

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Union Carbide Exhibition Theater, Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1970; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; cello-tak shading film, pen and ink, graphite on cream paper laid down on illustration board; 47.6 x 60.1 cm (18 3/4 x 23 11/16 in.) Support: 50.6 × 67.7 cm (19 15/16 × 26 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1706

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