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Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company. It is dated ca. 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

34.7 x 37.9 cm (13 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 3(circled) S-D Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right: P Inscribed in graphite on verso at lower right: Stow Davies

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1934; Manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.7 x 37.9 cm (13 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-725

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