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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Presentation Drawing for Elsie's Restaurant, Exterior View

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Russell Heston and made for (as the client) Borden Company. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and watercolor, brush and gouache, conte crayon, pen and ink, graphite on board matted in brown cardboard. 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

69 × 46 cm (27 3/16 × 18 1/8 in.) Mat: 81.5 × 60 cm (32 1/16 × 23 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, center right: R. Heston 70

Cite this object as

Drawing, Presentation Drawing for Elsie's Restaurant, Exterior View; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; brush and watercolor, brush and gouache, conte crayon, pen and ink, graphite on board matted in brown cardboard; 69 × 46 cm (27 3/16 × 18 1/8 in.) Mat: 81.5 × 60 cm (32 1/16 × 23 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1991

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