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1938

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Andirons, January 25, 1938

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton and David Milton. It is dated January 25, 1938 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing 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

H x W: 40.3 x 45.7 cm (15 7/8 in. x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 6430/1"-1'-0'/MILTON, OLSSON/1-25-38; inscribed in graphite, lower center: ANDIRONS OF LIVING RM. FIREPLACE IN/MRS. DAVID MILTON'S RESIDENCE/NO. 1 BEEKMAN PLACE N.Y.C.; center right: POL. CHROM & OXIDIZED BLACK.; dimensions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Andirons, January 25, 1938; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 40.3 x 45.7 cm (15 7/8 in. x 18 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-766

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