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Drawing, Design for Stacking Ashtray

This is a drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1945–75 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is green, yellow, blue color pencil on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

  • Penicillin Culture Vessel (England)
  • ceramic, slip cast (glazed interior, unglazed exterior).
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Cat. M-06669.
  • 14.2012.40

Its dimensions are

21.5 x 27.9 cm (8 7/16 in. x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Stacking Ashtray; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; green, yellow, blue color pencil on off-white paper; 21.5 x 27.9 cm (8 7/16 in. x 11 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-83

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