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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Design for Bar, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, New York, NY, May 20, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated May 20, 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

34.7 x 63.3 cm (13 11/16 x 24 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Architect's stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is signed

Signed in graphite, in stamp at lower right: Olsson

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 9; in graphite, lower left: NOTE! EXT. BAR. ON WHEELS & METAL EXT. SLIDES / CABINET FASTENED TO FLOOR & WALL.; inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: [DRAWING] / 7904 / [SCALE] / 1”—1’-0” / [COMM] RAND | [DRAWN BY] Olsson / [DATE] 5/20/34 | [RECORD OF PRINTS] / [DATE] / 5/21/34 | [NO] 1 | [SENT TO] / S.H.K; in graphite: dimensions, materials, views

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bar, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, New York, NY, May 20, 1934; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 34.7 x 63.3 cm (13 11/16 x 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-15

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