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  • Work on this object began.

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  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Desk, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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

33.8 x 37.5 cm (13 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stanp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.8 x 37.5 cm (13 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-739

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