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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Bookshelf and Desk Unit, 1934–35

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Syma Cohen and Alfred Cohen. It is dated 1934–35 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

31.4 x 48.1 cm (12 3/8 x 18 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center right: 1" bolt

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Bookshelf and Desk Unit, 1934–35; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 31.4 x 48.1 cm (12 3/8 x 18 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-799

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