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Drawing, Design for Stateroom Bed, Anne Wrigley Yacht, ca. 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Anne Wrigley. It is dated ca. 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

33 x 37.3 cm (13 x 14 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY; in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: NOTE! [underlined] / SIZE FOR YACHT STATE ROOM. APPR. 6'–6" LONG OVERALL / 36" WIDE "; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: # / 7468 [encircled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Stateroom Bed, Anne Wrigley Yacht, ca. 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33 x 37.3 cm (13 x 14 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-44

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