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Drawing, Design for Placement of Pennsylvania Railroad Keystone Logo on K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1935

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 1935 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is graphite on white 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

23.5 x 30.3 cm (9 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)

It is signed

In pen and red ink: Loewy 1935

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Placement of Pennsylvania Railroad Keystone Logo on K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1935; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); USA; graphite on white tracing paper; 23.5 x 30.3 cm (9 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.); Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-5

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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