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Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Drawers, Top-Center, Left, and Right, Two-Drawer Stack, Left and Right, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated ca. 1936 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 and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29.7 × 37.4 cm (11 11/16 × 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp [later] in black ink, center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed graphite, upper right: V.&S. 1-B.; in red color pencil, lower left: K.# / 1020 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right:7294 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Drawers, Top-Center, Left, and Right, Two-Drawer Stack, Left and Right, ca. 1936; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 29.7 × 37.4 cm (11 11/16 × 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1759

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