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Drawing, Design for Mahogany Writing Table with Conical Feet, April 21, 1905

This is a Drawing. It was designed by A.N. Davenport Co.. It is dated April 21, 1905 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is graphite 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

27.6 x 21.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped in blue ink, upper right corner: APR 21 1905 and at lower center, upside down: NOV 30 1904 [?]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, above, center, and right of design: Send to NY store ["NY store" crossed out] / from Boston Stock / Mrs. R. Eldridge / NY order 18456; below design, lower center: MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE; lower left corner: /=/EV [underlined]; upper left and center right of design, numerical notations indicating dimensions; center left, with arrow pointing to central table panel: CARVED.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Mahogany Writing Table with Conical Feet, April 21, 1905; Designed by A.N. Davenport Co. ; graphite on thin cream paper; 27.6 x 21.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. ); Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society; 2000-69-235

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