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1962

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1988

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Drawing, Design Detail: Modular Wall S

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and project headed by Wes Junker and drafted by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated February 19, 1962 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

35.2 x 43 cm (13 7/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOC. / 575 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK 22, NEW YORK / DATE [space for inscription] / SIGNATURE [space for inscription] / WITNESSED AND / UNDERSTOOD [space for inscription]

It is signed

Signed in black ball point pen in stamp, lower right: Earl E. Hoyt; in black ball point pen in stamp, lower right: Wes Junker

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp in black ball point pen, lower right: 2/19/62 / Earl E. Hoyt Jr. / Wes Junker; in graphite: components, instructions; in graphite, lower right: 2/19/62 E. HOYT [erased]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design Detail: Modular Wall S; Designed by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. (American, born 1936); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.2 x 43 cm (13 7/8 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1597

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