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1936

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1937

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Photostat, Plasticine Wind Tunnel Model for a Streamlined K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad

This is a Photostat. 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 white crayon over photostat on white wove 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.

Its dimensions are

45.3 x 63.4 cm (17 13/16 x 24 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Photostat, Plasticine Wind Tunnel Model for a Streamlined K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); USA; white crayon over photostat on white wove paper; 45.3 x 63.4 cm (17 13/16 x 24 15/16 in.) ; Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-6

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