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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Table Lamp, 1930s–40s

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930s–40s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, green pencil; ruled border in graphite support: tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Eleonore Kissel and Dr. Gail Davidson. 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 at lower margin: NOTE/ILLUMINATED FROSTED GLASS TUBE - METAL PARTS BRUSHED ALUMINUM/GLASS & METAL BASE/SCALE 6"=1'-0"; at center left: 12"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Table Lamp, 1930s–40s; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green pencil; ruled border in graphite support: 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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