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Drawing, Design for a Tractor, January 30, 1959

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated January 30, 1959 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is brush and black, green, and yellow wash, black, green, and yellow crayon, and graphite on tan tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A redesigned tractor.

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

Its dimensions are

46.1 × 56.3 cm (18 1/8 × 22 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black color pencil, lower right: JD C14-1 / JR 1-30-59

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tractor, January 30, 1959; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; brush and black, green, and yellow wash, black, green, and yellow crayon, and graphite on tan tracing paper ; 46.1 × 56.3 cm (18 1/8 × 22 3/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-379

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

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