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1934

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

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Drawing, Design for Cabinet, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, New York, NY

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand, George C. Rand and Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc.. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

35.3 x 37.4 cm (13 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: NO JOINTS / IN METAL; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: # / 7891 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: RAND; in graphite: dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Cabinet, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, New York, NY; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Client: Eleanor Hutton Rand, George C. Rand, Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.3 x 37.4 cm (13 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-13

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