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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Roxy Apartment at Radio City Music Hall, Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and made for (as the client) Radio City Music Hall and Samuel L. "Roxy" Rothafel. It is dated September 30, 1933 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): 22.2 × 36.3 cm (8 3/4 × 14 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Later stamp in black ink, upper center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: K. 9/30/33; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Roxy Apartment at Radio City Music Hall, Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY; Manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; (irregular): 22.2 × 36.3 cm (8 3/4 × 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1827

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