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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2018

2023

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, at 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY

This is a drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) George C. Rand and Eleanor Hutton Rand. It is dated May 19, 1934 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

53.3 x 86.4 cm (21 x 34 in.)

It has the following markings

Architect's stamp in black ink in lower right corner: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, upper right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite throughout with dimensions, instructions, materials, etc.; inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp, lower right: 7903/1" - 1'-0"/RAND, Olssen/MACASSAR EBONY/ENGL. SYCOMORE/BRUSHED CHROM./CLEAR GLASS, 5/19 - 34, 5/20/34, 1, S.H.K.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bedroom Suite, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment, at 46 Washington Mews, New York, NY; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); Client: Eleanor Hutton Rand, George C. Rand; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 53.3 x 86.4 cm (21 x 34 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1842

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