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Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1934

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

33.2 x 38.6 cm (13 1/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: No. P. wanted/No Number wanted Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 8

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.2 x 38.6 cm (13 1/16 x 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-753

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