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Drawing, Tractor, Model 720, front and side screens, for John Deere, 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 watercolor, black and blue crayons on off-white 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

46 x 56.5 cm (18 1/8 x 22 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: JR 1-30-59.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, right: SCREEN / BOILER PLATES / JD C14-1.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tractor, Model 720, front and side screens, for John Deere, January 30, 1959; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; brush and watercolor, black and blue crayons on off-white tracing paper; 46 x 56.5 cm (18 1/8 x 22 1/4 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-381

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