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1937

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1975

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2022

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Master Bedroom Plan - Furniture, Lighting, Hardware, March 3, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated March 3, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red, green, and blue color pencil, 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.

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower left: 8589/F.S.D./ANDERSON, OLSSON/P.S./D./3.3.37, 3/3/37,1, MASTERCR./ 3/22/37 OLS., 3/22/37, 1, MASTERCR./REVISION SENT; inscribed in graphite, lower center: ONE BED WITH THREE TUFLEX SHELVES ON THE LEFT SIDE/AND LEATHER COVERED NIGHTTABLE ON RIGHT SIDE/OVERALL SIZE - 8'-10 1/2" WIDE - 6' - 9 1/2" LONG - HEADBOARD HEIGHT 39"/HEADBOARD AND EXPOSED RAIL & BASE IN CAL. REDWOOD BURL/HEADBOARD TO HAVE TWO T-SHAPED METAL LEG SUPPORTS ON THE FLOOR/TO PREVENT BOARD FROM TIPPING/USE DOMES OF SILENCE/TUFLEX SHELVES HELD IN PLACE BY REMOVABLE DOWELS/NIGHTTABLE TO HOUSE SWITCHBOX & BELL BOX-REMOVABLE BACK FOR INSTALLATION OF PHONE BOXES/PHONE IS FASTENED TO AN EXTENSION SLIDE /INSTALL A PILOT LIGHT WITH SWITCH ABOVE SWITCH BOX/PROVIDE A SWITCH UNDER BOTTOM OF NIGHTTABLE FOR WALL PIN SPOT LIGHT/THREE TRAYS ATTACHED ON INSIDE OF DOOR - BULLET CATCH ON DOOR/INTERIOR OF NIGHT TABLE IN MAHOGANY/DOOR PULL POL. CHROM./ALL WIRE OUTLETS ON BACK OF NIGHT TABLE; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Master Bedroom Plan - Furniture, Lighting, Hardware, March 3, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, red, green, and blue color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-949

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