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1965

  • Work on this object began.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, The focus flash- location of graphics on flashgun, for Polaroid

This is a Drawing. It was created by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated January 15, 1965 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is graphite on tracing tissue. 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

28 x 21.6 cm (11 in. x 8 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower left: POLAROID; lower right: DISPLAY FILE / DISPLAY FILE / DISPLAY FILE.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower margin: HENRY DREYFUSS NEW YORK – 4 WEST 58TH STREET, NEW YORK 19 / CALIFORNIA – 500 COLUMBIA STREET, SOUTH PASADENA / CLIENT TITLE DATE NO. Inscribed in graphite, upper left: ARTWORK DWG / HOT STAMPED; upper right: ARTWORK DWG / HOT STAMPED; center: ARTWORK DWG / HOT STAMPED / (NO SCALE) / LOCATION OF GRAPHICS ON FLASHGUN; lower right: FOCUS FLASH 1-15-65 36-57. Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: 36-G6; upper right: 36-G8; center: 36-G5.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The focus flash- location of graphics on flashgun, for Polaroid; Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite on tracing tissue; 28 x 21.6 cm (11 in. x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-354

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