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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

2003

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Vanity, 1933–34

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1933–34 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Lamp, ca. 1930
  • steel, copper, bronze, nickle, glass.
  • Gift of Mrs. Paul Dahlstrom.
  • 1978-7-4

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 33 x 44.3 cm (13 x 17 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Right Margin: Shelf Overall l. 41" H. 36" D. 13"/ 2 Chests L. 14" H. 24" D. 12" Mirror: 12" x 6.0" 2 Shelves Glass: 13" x 11" Glass tabler in lower drawers (paint sketch below)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity, 1933–34; graphite, color pencil on tracing paper; Sheet: 33 x 44.3 cm (13 x 17 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 2003-15-13

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