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Drawing, Design for Musaphonic L-Shaped Clock Radio on Legs, in Yellow, General Electric, 1958

This is a Drawing. It was made for (as the client) General Electric Company. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is pastel, gouache, watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on vellum. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post.

Its dimensions are

43.6 x 48.5 cm (17 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.), irregular

It is signed

In brush in gouache: Arbib 58

It is inscribed

On design, clock: 9; 3; ALARM SET; 60 · SLEEP · 0; ON-OFF AUTO; on right, above control knobs, in script: Musaphonic; Along lower edge of radio case: GENERAL [GE symbol] ELECTRIC

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Musaphonic L-Shaped Clock Radio on Legs, in Yellow, General Electric, 1958; Client: General Electric Company ; USA; pastel, gouache, watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on vellum; 43.6 x 48.5 cm (17 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.), irregular; Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post; 1992-183-4

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