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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Desk: Three Stacked Drawers with Round Knobs, Centered, Each Side, Adjustable Drawing Board on Top, 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

(irregular): 26.2 × 36.5 cm (10 5/16 × 14 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink at right, DONALD DESKEY/ ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions in graphite throughout. Inscribed in graphite: center right, DRAWING BOARD RAISED; lower right, TOP DOUBLE/ FOLDED; lower right hand corner, DOOR ON CASTERS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk: Three Stacked Drawers with Round Knobs, Centered, Each Side, Adjustable Drawing Board on Top, 1930s; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; (irregular): 26.2 × 36.5 cm (10 5/16 × 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1779

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