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1929

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1934

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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

26.7 x 31.7 cm (10 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp on original, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Original inscribed, lower left: LENGTH 17" O.A. / HEIGHT 7" " / 2" Diam. OPAL GLASS RODS — 3 40W TUBULAR BULBS; at lower right: # / 3049 [circled]

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Design for Ceiling Fixture; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; blueprint; 26.7 x 31.7 cm (10 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1659

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