Drawing, Sketch of canister-type vacuum cleaner (?) model 0317, for Hoover Ltd.
This is a Drawing. It was created by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated July 18, 1951 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is graphite on tissue. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.
Its dimensions are
22.9 x 29.9 cm (9 in. x 11 3/4 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped in black ink, lower left: HENRY DREYFUSS - DESIGNER / 4 WEST 58TH STREET / NEW YORK PLAZA 28030 (?); lower center: HOOVER LTD.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in pencil, center: DARK GRAY (LIKE BASE COLOR) / 4” / MODEL 0317 / SERIAL NUMBER WZ… 1/5 H.P. INTERMITTENT / RATINGS / 195 – 220 VOLTS AC 50 CYCLES ONLY 300 WATTS / NATURAL ALUMINUM BORDER / ½”+/- / STAMP AREA & LETTERING ON / DARK GRAY FIELD TO BE / NATURAL ALUMINUM COLOR. / STAMPED SERIAL NUMBERS TO / BE LEFT NATURAL AL. COLOR / OR FILLED WITH DARK GRAY / AS DESIRED.; lower right: HLW 9.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Sketch of canister-type vacuum cleaner (?) model 0317, for Hoover Ltd.; Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite on tissue; 22.9 x 29.9 cm (9 in. x 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-348