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Drawing, Design for Record Storage Cabinet

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

(irregular): 27.8 × 35 cm (10 15/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in blue ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 630 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in graphite, lower right: 8435 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, notations

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Record Storage Cabinet; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; (irregular): 27.8 × 35 cm (10 15/16 × 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1742

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