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1960

  • Work on this object began.

1965

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Blow-Molded Swim Aid

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated 1960–1965 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, black marker, red color pencil on newsprint. 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

30.6 x 46.3 cm (12 1/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil, lower center-right: BLOW MOLDED / "SWIM AID"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Blow-Molded Swim Aid; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, black marker, red color pencil on newsprint; 30.6 x 46.3 cm (12 1/16 x 18 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1575

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