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1937

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1998

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Drawing, Preliminary Design for Tractor Model B

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and made for (as the client) Deere & Company. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is charcoal on cream illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by James M. Conner. It is credited Gift of James M. Conner.

Its dimensions are

36.9 × 49.7 cm (14 1/2 × 19 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preliminary Design for Tractor Model B; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); charcoal on cream illustration board; 36.9 × 49.7 cm (14 1/2 × 19 9/16 in.); Gift of James M. Conner; 1997-166-1

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