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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Blueprint, Frederick B. Patterson Apartment: Foyer, 1931

This is a Blueprint. It was made by James Stewart & Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Frederick B. Patterson. It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blueprint, lower left: LAYOUT OF FOYER/DECORATOR WILL/FURNISH & ERECT/STEEL BRICKS (?)/METAL & WOOD DOOR FRAMES/? TRIM AND BASE/METAL STRIPPING/HARDWARE & SADDLES/CORE REFLECTOR LIGHTS, JC STEWART WILL/FURNISH & ERECT/ROUGH PARTITIONS/PLASTER WALLS & CEILINGS/CONCRETE BASE TO RECEIVE F?/MARBLE FL. ALLOW ? TO FIN./WIRING TO REFLECTOR COVE FOR/SPECIAL LIGHTING; below: ENTRY/DOOR TO FOYER/INCLUDING HARDWARE/SADDLE E?, FLUSH JAMBS AT ELEV./TERRAZZO FLOOR (NEW DESIGN)/ROUGH WALLS AND FINISH PLASTER; below: HALLS/WOOD BASE/DOOR KNOBS &/ESCUTCHEONS, ROUGH WALLS-/PLASTER WALLS & CEILING/RELIANCE FLUSH JAMBS/FLUSH TYPE BOOKS WITH/OLIVE KNUCKLE HINGES; inscribed in blueprint, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY/JOB FWP/DRWG # 330316; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Frederick B. Patterson Apartment: Foyer, 1931; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; blueprint on white wove paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-1010

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