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Drawing, Design for Radio Cabinet

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company. 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

38.5 x 31.5 cm (15 3/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: NOTE! VENEER PANELS BOTH SIDES ALSO EDGES / WITH FORMICA / [torn] DETAIL [torn]; in graphite, center right: No perspective wanted; in green color pencil, center right: 8148 [circled]; in graphite, lower left: 9; in green color pencil, lower right: $; in graphite, lower right: Superceded; in graphite: dimensions, materials, specifications, views; in graphite on verso, lower right: Stow-Davies

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Radio Cabinet; Manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 38.5 x 31.5 cm (15 3/16 x 12 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-900

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