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1962

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1972

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Drawing, Tractor preliminary sketch; Fawn Garden Tractor, perspective for John Deere

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated June 23, 1962 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is black crayon, graphite of 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

45.8 x 57.5 cm (18 in. x 22 5/8 in.); irregular

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: PRELIMINARY / HENRY DREYFUSS / NEW YORK – 4 WEST 58TH STREET, NEW YORK 19 / CALIFORNIA – 500 COLUMBIA STREET, SOUTH PASADENA / CLIENT DEERE & COMPANY / TITLE / DATE SCALE NUMBER / DISPLAY FILE.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: FAWN GARDEN TRACTOR / PERSPECTIVE / 6/23/62 NONE C80-2.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tractor preliminary sketch; Fawn Garden Tractor, perspective for John Deere; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; black crayon, graphite of off-white tracing paper; 45.8 x 57.5 cm (18 in. x 22 5/8 in.); irregular; Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-382

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