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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Lighting Fixture for Glass Top Desk, April 20, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Greenpoint and Beaux Arts Lighting Co., Inc. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated April 20, 1937 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: 54 x 44.5 cm (21 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)

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: 8555/F.S./ANDERSON, 4/20/37, 4/20/37, 1, GREENPOINT; inscribed in graphite, lower right: F.S. DETAIL OF ARM CONSTRUCTION BY BEAUX ART LIGHT. CO./MR. BLAUFOX; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Lighting Fixture for Glass Top Desk, April 20, 1937; Manufactured by Beaux Arts Lighting Co., Inc. ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 54 x 44.5 cm (21 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-977

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