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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

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Drawing, Design for Wastebasket or Table Lamp

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. We acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil; double ruled border in 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 and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson.

  • Wastebasket, 1928
  • painted wood with silver leaf.
  • Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler.
  • 2018-29-2

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Drawing, Design for Wastebasket or Table Lamp; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil; double ruled border in green color pencil on tracing paper; 1988-101-838

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