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1963

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1972

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Drawing, Design for a Single Lens Reflex Camera (Wareham) for Polaroid, July 12, 1963

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and made for (as the client) Polaroid Corporation. It is dated July 12, 1963 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

23 x 30.3 cm (9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.) 9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: JC (for James Conner).

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pencil, lower left: [numeral 4 in circle] Single Lens Reflex (Wareham); Lower right: in pencil C 13 / 7/12/63 / Cs-13-1-4 / School Display

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Single Lens Reflex Camera (Wareham) for Polaroid, July 12, 1963; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 23 x 30.3 cm (9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.) 9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-353

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

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