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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Telephone Cabinet with Storage for Books and Magazines

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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

33.5 x 37.3 cm (13 3/16 x 14 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: NOTE: / FOR FURTHER DETAIL SEE DETAIL #7183; in graphite, lower left: 9; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"=1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: 8128 [encircled]; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, upper left margin: Quit ash trays; in graphite: dimensions, materials, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Telephone Cabinet with Storage for Books and Magazines; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.5 x 37.3 cm (13 3/16 x 14 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1378

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