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Drawing, Dresser for Mr. 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

30.6 x 39.6 cm (12 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: MR. ALLEN'S DRESSER/ TOP - 27" X 42"/ HEIGHT - 42"/ MIRROR - 23" FROM TOP OF DRESSER/ 17 1/2 WIDTH/ TRAYS - 20" DEEP (INSIDE MEASURE) (all underlined); in grapihte, in ruled borders: BED RM. FURNITURE/ FOR MR. H. J. ALLEN/ NIEDECKEN-WALBRIDGE CO./ INTERIOR ARCHITECTS . SCALE 1 1/2" - 1' 0" (all underlined); on design: OPEN/ SLIDING TRAYS TO BE PROVIDED WITH HANGER/ TO ALLOW FOR PULLING OUT (all underlined).

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Drawing, Dresser for Mr. Allen, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 30.6 x 39.6 cm (12 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-25

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