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Drawing, Design for Clock, 1945–75

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1945–75 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is graphite, yellow crayon on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

  • Box Clock (USA), ca. 1816
  • wood case with painted dial on glass door, lead weights, paper.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 317044.
  • 14.2012.46

Its dimensions are

29 x 31.8 cm (11 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Clock, 1945–75; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; graphite, yellow crayon on cream tracing paper; 29 x 31.8 cm (11 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-87

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