Drawing, Design for Phonograph Speaker Unit, Philco, Century of Progress, Chicago World's Fair, 1933-1934
This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Philco (Philadelphia Storage Battery Company) and made for Chicago World's Fair (Century of Progress). It is dated 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
34.1 x 37.9 cm (13 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite at lower left to lower right: SPEAKER UNIT (& PHONOGRAPH) PHILCO - CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR 1933 DD OCT 1st 1982 Inscribed dimensions
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Phonograph Speaker Unit, Philco, Century of Progress, Chicago World's Fair, 1933-1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.1 x 37.9 cm (13 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-202