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1960

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1972

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Drawing, Drawing of Hood and Trim

This is a Drawing. It was created by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated November 18, 1960 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

32.9 x 52.7 cm (12 15/16 x 20 3/4 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: DISPLAY FILE.

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. Inscribed in graphite, upper right: FRONT OF HOOD FLANGED, / NOTCHED, & PUNCHED TO / RECEIVE EDGE MOLDING. / CORNER REINFORCEMENTS / SPOT WELDED IN; center right: BOTYL RUBBER TRIM STRIP, / FRONT AND SIDES; center: MOLDED JOINT HERE; left: SIDE STRIPES MOLDED WITH RAISED LETTERING, THEN / STRIPS USED AS INSERTS IN FRONT MOLDING DIE / MAKING SIDES AND FRONT ONE CONTINUOUS STRIP. / RAISED LETTERS ROLLER PAINTED, MOLDING APPLIED TO / FINISHED & PAINTED HOOD.; lower left: PULL THROUGH STUD FASTENINGS / MOLDED AS INTEGREL PART OF / TRIM STRIP HOLES PUNCHED IN / HOOD TO RECEIVE STUDS. / SECT. A-A SECT. B-B; lower right: R&E / HOOD & TRIM DETAIL / TE (?) TE (?) 11-18-60 NONE CS60-5.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Drawing of Hood and Trim; Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite on tracing tissue; 32.9 x 52.7 cm (12 15/16 x 20 3/4 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-366

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