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Drawing, Final Tissue for Creation of Illustration of Streamline K4s Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Raymond Loewy and manufactured by Pennsylvania Railroad and made for (as the client) Pennsylvania Railroad. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is graphite, yellow crayon on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is credited Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain.

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Its dimensions are

47.6 x 62cm (18 3/4 x 24 7/16in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

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Drawing, Final Tissue for Creation of Illustration of Streamline K4s Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1936; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); France; graphite, yellow crayon on tracing paper; 47.6 x 62cm (18 3/4 x 24 7/16in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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