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Drawing, Desk, ca. 1930s

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

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.8 x 37.6 cm (13 5/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: 3 DESKS 39"x24"-/PRINCE WOOD WALNUT FINISH/TWO DRAWER/OPEN END FOR BOOKS/FEET & PULLS SAME AS/ESTEY No 500 SUITE Inscribed dimensions, materials Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 7 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: PSI. UPS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk, ca. 1930s; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite; ruled border in graphite support: tracing paper; 33.8 x 37.6 cm (13 5/16 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-745

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