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1964

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for "The Black Death" Diorama for "The Triumph of Man" Exhibit, The Travelers Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1964–65

This is a drawing. It was created by Gordon Johnson and project headed by Gabor (Jack) M. Aufricht and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for The New York World's Fair 1964–1965. It is dated 1964 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on board. 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

55.8 x 76 cm (21 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pale blue gouache, vertically, lower right: Gordon Johnson

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "The Black Death" Diorama for "The Triumph of Man" Exhibit, The Travelers Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1964–65; Gordon Johnson ; USA; brush and gouache, graphite on board; 55.8 x 76 cm (21 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1618

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