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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Benches: Wood, Slatted, 1934–1943

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1943 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

33.8 x 37.2 cm (13 5/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/630 Fifth Avenue/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink at center right: SINGLE BENCHES TO BUTT AND APPEAR AS UNIT Inscibed dimensions, instructions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Benches: Wood, Slatted, 1934–1943; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.8 x 37.2 cm (13 5/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-98

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