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1971

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

1991

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Prefabricated House, Exterior

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by Russell Heston and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Devcor International, Inc.. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and orange, gray watercolor, pen and black ink, brown magic marker, graphite on tracing paper laid down on matboard with brown mat border. 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

50.6 x 61.7 cm (19 15/16 x 24 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It has the following markings

White adhesive label printed in brown and blue ink, lower right: Di [logo] / DEVCOR INTERNATIONAL INC. / 575 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022 [dot] PLAZA 9-5100 [DOT] DONDESCOR NEWYORK [telex address]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Prefabricated House, Exterior; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; brush and orange, gray watercolor, pen and black ink, brown magic marker, graphite on tracing paper laid down on matboard with brown mat border; 50.6 x 61.7 cm (19 15/16 x 24 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1516

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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