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1962

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Prefabricated Vacation House

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Tom Aldrich and made for (as the client) Union Carbide Corporation. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is cello-tak, black and gray marker, pen and black ink, graphite on white wove paper laid down on black-backed white illustration 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

29.2 x 49.3 cm (11 1/2 x 19 7/16 in.) support 30.5 x 50.8

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Prefabricated Vacation House; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; cello-tak, black and gray marker, pen and black ink, graphite on white wove paper laid down on black-backed white illustration board; 29.2 x 49.3 cm (11 1/2 x 19 7/16 in.) support 30.5 x 50.8; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1718

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