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Drawing, Design for Armchair, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller and David Milton Apartment, 1 Beekman Place, New York, NY, ca. 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) David Milton and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton. 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

33.9 x 37.5 cm (13 3/8 x 14 3/4 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 center to lower right: FOOT - ALTERATiON FOR CHAiR OF MRS. DAViD MiLTON Inscribed in graphite at lower left: NOTE!/ WALNUT-STAiNED DARK. Inscribed dimensions, instructions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Armchair, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller and David Milton Apartment, 1 Beekman Place, New York, NY, ca. 1933; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.9 x 37.5 cm (13 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-485

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