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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Desk, Seating at Center, Center Drawer, Three Stacked Drawers-Left and Rignt-with One Centered Vertical Pull Spanning the Stack, 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and the design director was Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) George C. Rand and Eleanor Hutton Rand. 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 and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

26.2 × 35.5 cm (10 5/16 in. × 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink: at center right, DONALD DESKEY/ ASSOCIATES; at lower left, DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions and materials n graphite throughout. Inscribed in graphite in lower right hand corner: [Deskey #] 7797/ DOUBLE DESK; Rand

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Desk, Seating at Center, Center Drawer, Three Stacked Drawers-Left and Rignt-with One Centered Vertical Pull Spanning the Stack, 1930s; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 26.2 × 35.5 cm (10 5/16 in. × 14 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1765

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