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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Shelving, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1934 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

29.5 x 45 cm (11 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 8; in graphite, lower right: 7340 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Shelving, ca. 1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.5 x 45 cm (11 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-866

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