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1947

  • Work on this object began.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Visionette Portable Television, 1947

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Richard Arbib. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, collage on blue-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Norman Brosterman and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post.

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Its dimensions are

50.3 x 32.2 cm (19 13/16 x 12 11/16 in. )

It is signed

in brush in red gouache, lower right: Arbib/47

It is inscribed

In red gouache, center (across television front panel): Visionette

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Visionette Portable Television, 1947; Designed by Richard Arbib (American, 1917–1995); USA; brush and watercolor, gouache, collage on blue-gray wove paper; 50.3 x 32.2 cm (19 13/16 x 12 11/16 in. ); Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post; 1992-183-7

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