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1934

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bed, October 25, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated October 25, 1934 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: 61 x 64.1 cm (24 in. x 25 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, center right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, center right: 7903-BED/F.S./Olsson/10/25/34; upper left in graphite: NOTE!/VERIFY ACTUAL DIMENSIONS & ROUND CORNER/OF FRAME BEFORE PROCEEDING; lower right: HEADBOARD; upper right quadrant: MATTRESS; lower right quadrant: BOXSPRING; left edge: DO NOT EXCEED 18 3/4" FROM FLOOR TO TOP; lower left: FOOT/BOARD; lower center: SIDE/RAIL; dimensions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bed, October 25, 1934; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 61 x 64.1 cm (24 in. x 25 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-823

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