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Drawing, Desk for Mrs. Allen, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds.

Its dimensions are

22.4 x 30.3 cm (8 13/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: DESK FOR MRS. ALLEN/ TOP- 24" X 42"/ Height 28"/ 1 of these/ #24 (all underlined); right in ruled borders: BED ROOM FURN. = FIXTURE/ FOR MR. H. J. ALLEN/ NIEDECKEN. WALBRIDGE CO./ INTERIOR . ARCHITECTS./ SCALE 1 1/2" - 1' 0"/ Detailed Dec. 10. '17/ O.K. (all underlined).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk for Mrs. Allen, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 22.4 x 30.3 cm (8 13/16 x 11 15/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-24

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