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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1976

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Fireplace for Prefabricated Fiberglass House

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Devcor International, Inc. and drafted by Russell Heston. It is dated ca. 1973 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper laid down on paper, heat sealed to 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

41.8 x 35.1 cm (16 7/16 x 13 13/16 in.) support 50.8x38.0

It has the following markings

White adhesive label, lower right: [Devcor logo] / DEVCOR INTERNATIONAL INC. / 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022 • PLAZA 9-5100 • DONDESCOR NEWYORK

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue ball point pen on label, lower right: fiberglass House

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Fireplace for Prefabricated Fiberglass House; Drafted by Russell Heston (American, b. 1929); USA; graphite on tracing paper laid down on paper, heat sealed to illustration board; 41.8 x 35.1 cm (16 7/16 x 13 13/16 in.) support 50.8x38.0; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1990

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