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Drawing, Design for Brackets or Sconces for L. Baldridge Yacht

This is a drawing.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1931. Its medium is gouache on paper. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

In addition to producing lighting fixtures in a range of historical styles, the major American lighting manufacturer Edward F. Caldwell & Company expanded their offerings in modern styles. This set of brackets or sconces follows the popular conical silhouette of the period.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library.

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Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 76.2 × 57.2 cm (30 in. × 22 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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