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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Blueprint, Design for Ceiling Fixture

This is a Blueprint. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is blueprint. 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

26 x 32 cm (10 1/4 x 12 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Original stamped lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Original inscribed in graphite, lower left: LENGTH 17" O.A. / HEIGHT 5 3/8" " / 3" DIAM. OPAL GLASS RODS — 3-40 W. TUBULAR BULBS; in graphite, lower right: # / 3048 [circled]

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Design for Ceiling Fixture; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; blueprint; 26 x 32 cm (10 1/4 x 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1658

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