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1939

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Toaster, 1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alfons Bach and made for (as the client) General Electric Company. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache over graphite on heavy black construction paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alfons Bach and catalogued by Elizabeth Horwitz Marcus and Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Gift of Alfons Bach.

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Its dimensions are

51.2 x 33.9 cm (20 3/16 x 13 3/8 in. )

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Toaster, 1939; Designed by Alfons Bach (German, 1904–1999); USA; brush and watercolor, gouache over graphite on heavy black construction paper; 51.2 x 33.9 cm (20 3/16 x 13 3/8 in. ); Gift of Alfons Bach; 1993-108-382

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