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Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite with Large Wall Clock, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, May 10, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by E. Westervelt and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated May 10, 1934 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

(folded): 29.1 × 31.6 cm (11 7/16 × 12 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Architect’s stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY [with misc. drafting information]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp, lower right corner: 1" = 1'0"/RAND, WESTERVELT/ 5/10/34, 5/10/34; in graphite, lower right: 9; in graphite: dimensions, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite with Large Wall Clock, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, May 10, 1934; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; (folded): 29.1 × 31.6 cm (11 7/16 × 12 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1841

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