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Drawing, Two Sketches of Wall Mounted Soap Dishes, January 23, 1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated January 23, 1939 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Industrial Designers Society of America.

Its dimensions are

33.3 x 42.8 cm (13 1/8 x 16 7/8 in. )

It is signed

Signed in graphite at lower left: H

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 8 [encircled]; dated lower left: 1/23/39

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Sketches of Wall Mounted Soap Dishes, January 23, 1939; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.3 x 42.8 cm (13 1/8 x 16 7/8 in. ); Gift of Industrial Designers Society of America; 2000-11-6

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