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1918

  • We acquired this object.

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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Drawing, Garden Chair in Painted Metal

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is graphite on white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.5 × 24.9 cm (11 1/4 × 9 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Suggestion for Garden Chair / in Painted Metal.; in graphite, lower center: A.; in graphite, lower right: BERNARD HEATHERLEY. / Metalworker. / 3811. Irving Street. / PHILADELPHIA, PA.; in graphite, bottom center, in a different hand: furniture -- Garden furniture -- U.S.A. -- 20th century / 1939

Cite this object as

Drawing, Garden Chair in Painted Metal; USA; graphite on white tracing paper; H x W: 28.5 × 24.9 cm (11 1/4 × 9 13/16 in.); 1918-50-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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