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Drawing, Interior office space, 1950s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite, red and blue color pencil on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This is one of a group of drawings proposed for acquisition that document work by the Dreyfuss firm during the postwar years, for clients including Royal Typewriter (1944–45), New York Central Railroad (mid-1940s), RCA (1946–55), National Supply Co. (1949–58), and Cities Service (1951–62).
A number of the finished drawings correspond to prototypes or other documentation held in Cooper-Hewitt’s Dreyfuss archives, including those for RCA radio/phonograph and television consoles, and two beautiful drawings for Bell Telephone Laboratories of public phone booths.

It is credited Gift of John Bruce.

Its dimensions are

35.7 x 43.2 cm (14 1/16 in. x 17 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Interior office space, 1950s; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite, red and blue color pencil on tracing paper; 35.7 x 43.2 cm (14 1/16 in. x 17 in.); Gift of John Bruce; 1993-65-8

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