This object has not been digitized yet.

 

Object Timeline

1928

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

  • You found it!

Blueprint, Table Lamp, Detail, 1928–29

This is a Blueprint. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1928–29 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.

Its dimensions are

53.3 x 69.2 cm (21 x 27 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Upper left quadrant, front view: LEVITON "REYLESS"/SOCKET (SMALL-2" LONG); left: SWITCH/WIRE OUTLET/THRU BUSHING; lower center: FRONT. Upper right quadrant, side view, to right, inscription referring to pivot of shade: UPRIGHT "A"/THICKNESS OF PIPE/PIVOT/SECTION/(FRONT)/SHADE TO TURN TO DOTTED POSITION; arrow leading to inscription above at center: SLOT 1 1/8 " LONG/PIVOT HERE; both in parentheses: ON 3 UPRIGHTS; center: OVAL HEAD/SCREWS; sideways: 1 1/2 R. Lower left quadrant, plan, with arrow: FLOOR PLAN CROSS HATCHED/; with arrow: LINE OF 1/2 OF 4 " DIAM PIPE. Lower right quadrant: F.S. DETAIL LAMP/; Donald Deskey stamp, in stamp, left: #331/BRUSH ALUM; center: DRAWN BY: F.I. (?); to right: F.I. (?)/1/19/32: 3: 2 GNPT/1 OFF

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Table Lamp, Detail, 1928–29; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; blueprint on white wove paper; 53.3 x 69.2 cm (21 x 27 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-322

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18486489/ |title=Blueprint, Table Lamp, Detail, 1928–29 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 November 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>