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1970

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Elsie's Restaurant Exterior

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Russell Heston. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on heavy 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

47.4 x 60.4 cm (18 11/16 x 23 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, center right: R. Hesto[n] 70

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue ballpoint pen in another hand, lower right corner: Borden [crossed out] / Borden

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Elsie's Restaurant Exterior; Drafted by Russell Heston (American, b. 1929); USA; graphite on heavy tracing paper; 47.4 x 60.4 cm (18 11/16 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1524

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