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1905

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2001

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2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Writing Desk Built into Alcove

This is a Drawing. It was designed by A.N. Davenport Co.. It is dated 1900–05 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is pen and black ink on thin cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by The Lake St. Louis Historical Society. It is credited Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society.

Its dimensions are

24.1 x 21.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink bottom right: WRITING TABLE / (photograph case over) / in Recess in lounging room, and in graphite along right side of design, explanatory notes with arrows pointing to various elements of design

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Writing Desk Built into Alcove; Designed by A.N. Davenport Co. ; pen and black ink on thin cream paper; 24.1 x 21.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/8 in. ); Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society; 2000-69-19

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