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Drawing, Design for Standing Ash Tray, 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 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

31.6 x 38.5 cm (12 7/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In grahpite, lower right: # / 6109; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Standing Ash Tray, ca. 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 31.6 x 38.5 cm (12 7/16 x 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-818

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