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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for Radio and Book Shelf

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. 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

28.5 x 34.9 cm (11 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 8; in graphite, lower left: 1 [circled] all walnut / 2 [circled] all [?]; in graphite, lower right: #7341; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite: dimensions, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Radio and Book Shelf; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 28.5 x 34.9 cm (11 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-858

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