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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

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Drawing, Design for Phonograph and Radio Cabinet, Living Room, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, 1933–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and the design director was Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated 1933–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper. 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

26.8 × 34.9 cm (10 9/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right, DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES; at lower left, DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY; at lower right, 630 FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp, in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES; in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 630 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: LIVING RM. #104 1 [circled] ITALiAN OLiVE BURL & STR. GR. OLiVE; in graphite, center right: PHONOGRAPH AND / RADIO CABINET 7153; in graphite, lower right: 7153 / RAND [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Phonograph and Radio Cabinet, Living Room, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY, 1933–1934; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 26.8 × 34.9 cm (10 9/16 × 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1727

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