Object Timeline

1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

Drawing, Design for Circular Mirror, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1929–1934 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 and catalogued by RKR and Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

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Its dimensions are

29 x 36.5 cm (11 7/16 x 14 3/8 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 red color pencil, lower left: K. # / 1020 [encircled]; in graphite, lower right: 7304 [encircled]; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite: object views and dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Circular Mirror, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29 x 36.5 cm (11 7/16 x 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-780

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