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1951

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Lighter

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated ca. 1951 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is pastel, graphite on paper vellum. 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

24.2 x 17.9 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES / 630 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK 20, NEW YORK

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Lighter; Office of Donald Deskey Associates; USA; pastel, graphite on paper vellum; 24.2 x 17.9 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1675

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