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Drawing, Design for Cabinet, Built-in for Books and Phonograph, ca. 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil; on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Eleonore Kissel. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

35.5 x 52 cm (14 x 20 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Small stamp in red ink, upper left: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: DONALD DESKEY, 145 WEST 57TH STR. N.Y.C. dimensions, instructions throughout; upper left corner, 6 (or 9); in red color pencil, lower right: P P P P P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Cabinet, Built-in for Books and Phonograph, ca. 1930s; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil; on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; 35.5 x 52 cm (14 x 20 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-208

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