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  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Floor Lamp, ca. 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and teal color pencil 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

33.9 x 37.2 cm (13 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: MATERIALS; in graphite, lower center: OK; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Floor Lamp, ca. 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite and teal color pencil on tracing paper; 33.9 x 37.2 cm (13 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-812

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