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1962

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design Detail: Modular Wall L

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated February 21, 1962 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper with secondary detail in graphite on tracing paper laid down at upper right. 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

35.4 x 43 cm (13 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.) laid down 13.3x12.2

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: 2/21/62 E. HOYT

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: 2/21/62 E. HOYT; in graphite, upper center: Panel #1 / Panel #2 / Wood strip lockingdevice. / Rolled steel or aluminum extrusion / cemented into position as shown.; in graphite, upper right: ALTERNATE DETAIL

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design Detail: Modular Wall L; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper with secondary detail in graphite on tracing paper laid down at upper right; 35.4 x 43 cm (13 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.) laid down 13.3x12.2; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1595

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