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Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, August 28, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated August 28, 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

29 x 36.7 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: BL. 8/28/33; in graphite, lower center: NOTE! DO NOT INCLUDE WOOD; in graphite, lower right: # 6118 / "B" [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials, instructions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, August 28, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29 x 36.7 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-759

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