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1927

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1943

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Drawing, Design for Table Lamp, ca. 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, green 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

30 x 37.1 cm (11 13/16 x 14 5/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: NOTE / ILLUMINATED FROSTED GLASS TUBE - METAL PARTS BRUSHED ALUMINUM / GLASS & METAL BASE; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 6"=1'-0"; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Table Lamp, ca. 1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; 30 x 37.1 cm (11 13/16 x 14 5/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-820

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