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Drawing, Rough sketch, function room, wedding, for Uris Hotels, December 19, 1950

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated December 19, 1950 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is crayon and graphite on off-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

35.4 x 51.8 cm (13 15/16 x 20 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in blue crayon, lower right: 12/19/50 JE.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue crayon, lower right: Function Room / Wedding. Inscribed in graphite, upper center: As to color scheme would appreciate advice. / Was thinking of / Rose Ceiling / Blue Mold & White / wall decoration / like Ziegfeld Theatre / Blue carpet / Rose chairs; left: white drapery / with / VERTE / type / decoration; right: ornamental / gold screens / plain / Hinged Doors.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rough sketch, function room, wedding, for Uris Hotels, December 19, 1950; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; crayon and graphite on off-tracing paper; 35.4 x 51.8 cm (13 15/16 x 20 3/8 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-413

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