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1934

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1988

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Drawing, Design for a Bar with Details, November 16, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated November 16, 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

37.2 x 48.9 cm (14 5/8 x 19 1/4 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower center: NOTE! (with arrow pointing up)/FOR LOCATION OF PUNTY'S AND V-CUTS lower right: BAR/8092 (encircled); lower right: 11/16/34; in red color pencil, lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bar with Details, November 16, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 37.2 x 48.9 cm (14 5/8 x 19 1/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-24

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