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Drawing, Design for a Tractor

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates and made for (as the client) John Deere. It is dated September 16, 1957 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is green, yellow, and black crayon and graphite on cream 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

30.2 × 45.8 cm (11 7/8 × 18 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black color pencil, lower right te [?] / 9-16-57

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: NO. CHANGE DATE NO. ISSUED TO DATE / CLIENT / TITLE / HENRY DREYFUSS / NEW YORK – 4 WEST 58TH STREET, NEW YORK 19 / CALIFORNIA – 500 COLUMBIA STREET, SOUTH PASADENA / DRAWN APPROVED DATE SCALE DRAWING NO.; lower margin (left to right): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8; right margin (top to bottom): A B C D E F [Letters and numbers are separated by short lines.]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tractor; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; green, yellow, and black crayon and graphite on cream paper; 30.2 × 45.8 cm (11 7/8 × 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-359

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