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Drawing, Dressing Table and Mirror, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and designed by George Mann Niedecken and made for (as the client) Henry J. Allen and Elsie J. Nuzman (Mrs. Henry J.) Allen. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite on light brown wove paper, laid down. 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

40.8 x 47.8 cm (16 1/16 x 18 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Mrs. Allen's dressing table/ Mirrors center - 29" w/ Sides: 13 1/2" w. (measurements crossed out); numerical notation lower right; lower right: 1 1/2" = 1' 0"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Dressing Table and Mirror, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917; Designed by George Mann Niedecken (1878–1945); USA; graphite on light brown wove paper, laid down; 40.8 x 47.8 cm (16 1/16 x 18 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-26

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