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Drawing, Design for Metal Soap Dish, September 6, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated September 6, 1934 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is graphite, orange-red crayon on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Industrial Designers Society of America.

Its dimensions are

28.7 x 20.6 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, upper left (to be read with paper turned vertically): ROUGH SKETCH/RETURN TO/HENRY DRYFUSS 501 MADISON AVENUE, N.Y.C.; upper left: DRAWING NO./DATE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite under drawing: Soap Dish; upper left with drawing no. (to be read with sheet turned vertically): 55; dated, upper left: 9-6-34

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Metal Soap Dish, September 6, 1934; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; graphite, orange-red crayon on tracing paper; 28.7 x 20.6 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/8 in. ); Gift of Industrial Designers Society of America; 2000-11-4

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