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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Lectern-Bookstand with Light, 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. 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

26.4 × 34.5 cm (10 3/8 × 13 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink in lower right hand corner, DONALD DESKEY/ 630 FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions and materials in graphite throughout. Inscribed in graphite at lower right, [Deskey #] 8410.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lectern-Bookstand with Light, 1930s; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 26.4 × 34.5 cm (10 3/8 × 13 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1741

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