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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, yellow colored pencil 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

33.6 x 39.3 cm (13 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials, calculations Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower left to lower center: 45.00 metal frame. + 5.00 with top stretcher-30. [----] Inscribed on verso at lower right: 9-6897/9-6898

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk, ca. 1930s; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, yellow colored pencil support: tracing paper; 33.6 x 39.3 cm (13 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-749

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