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1933

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1988

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2015

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Drawing, Desk:: Seating on Left, Center Drawer-Horizontal Pull with Ball Endpieces, Two Open Shelves on Short Side- Right, September 30, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey. It is dated September 30, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red colored pencil 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

26.9 × 35.3 cm (10 9/16 × 13 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink: at lower right, DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions in graphite thoughout. Inscribed in graphite in lower right hand corner [Deskey #] 733[missing digit]. Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right, P.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk:: Seating on Left, Center Drawer-Horizontal Pull with Ball Endpieces, Two Open Shelves on Short Side- Right, September 30, 1933; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red colored pencil on tracing paper; 26.9 × 35.3 cm (10 9/16 × 13 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1773

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