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Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Drawers, Top-Center, Left, and Right, Two-Drawer Stack, Left and Right, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated ca. 1936 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

29.7 × 37.4 cm (11 11/16 × 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp [later] in black ink, center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed graphite, upper right: V.&S. 1-B.; in red color pencil, lower left: K.# / 1020 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right:7294 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Drawers, Top-Center, Left, and Right, Two-Drawer Stack, Left and Right, ca. 1936; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 29.7 × 37.4 cm (11 11/16 × 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1759

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