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Drawing, Design for a Radio, June 9, 1946

This is a Drawing. It is dated June 9, 1946 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is graphite on board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Mirza's pentagonal radio design features a pointed, convex face with concentric lines reminiscent of a bull's-eye, two dials protruding from either side of the circle, and the number "90" at the top. This eye-catching drawing emphasizes the unique, multi-dimensional features of the radio through careful shading.

This object was donated by Max Pine and catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Gift of Max and Barbara Pine.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 37.5 × 45.5 cm (14 3/4 × 17 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite: A. MIRZA 6-9-46

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Radio, June 9, 1946; graphite on board; H x W: 37.5 × 45.5 cm (14 3/4 × 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Max and Barbara Pine; 1994-18-3

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