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Drawing, A Singing Waiter, ca. 1940

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is chinese white on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

Its dimensions are

34.4 x 25.3 cm (13 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Malman

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Singing Waiter, ca. 1940; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; chinese white on black paper; 34.4 x 25.3 cm (13 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1947-115-15

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