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1973

  • Work on this object began.

2005

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Stereo Cabinet, 1973

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Wendell Castle. It is dated 1973 and we acquired it in 2005. Its medium is pen and black ink; black marker; brush and red-brown wash; graphite on white strathmore illustration board with tracing paper overlay, annotated in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Linda and Irwin R. Berman.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 24 x 21.6 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.) paper: 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso of illustration board shows portion of Manufacturer's printed logo

It is signed

Lower right corner of illustration board in graphite: WC 73

It is inscribed

On recto of tracing paper in graphite: outline of stereo cabinet is delineated with rectangular sections for amp, storage and changer indicated. Each section noted in script. At left, linear dimension indicated with 30"; at right, linear dimension indicated with 38"; across sheet below image linear dimension indicated with 38".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Stereo Cabinet, 1973; Designed by Wendell Castle (American, 1932 - 2018); USA; pen and black ink; black marker; brush and red-brown wash; graphite on white strathmore illustration board with tracing paper overlay, annotated in graphite; Overall: 24 x 21.6 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.) paper: 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Linda and Irwin R. Berman; 2005-9-2

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