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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Drawing, Design for Shelving Units with Adjustable Shelves, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 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

33.3 x 37.1 cm (13 1/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 8; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7785 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, specs

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Shelving Units with Adjustable Shelves, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 33.3 x 37.1 cm (13 1/8 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-875

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