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1943

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Drawing, Design for Acratherm Gauge, May 19, 1943

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated May 19, 1943 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, pen and black ink, graphite on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Honeywell, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Honeywell, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

29 x 22.6 cm (11 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black gouache, at ninety-degree angle, lower right: DREYFUSS / DWG. NO. 115 / DATED 5-19-43 / FOR ACRATHERM W/CLEAR PLASTIC CAP / & CONCENTRIC LINE / TREATMENT

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Drawing, Design for Acratherm Gauge, May 19, 1943; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; brush and gouache, pen and black ink, graphite on illustration board; 29 x 22.6 cm (11 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Honeywell, Inc.; 1997-10-7

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