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1937

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1975

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2014

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Desk

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated February 23, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, blue and red colored pencil on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

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  • Smithsonian Libraries, T785 K1G32 1939.
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It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower center: 8608/F.S./ANDERSON/OLSSON/P.S./D/2/23/37, 3/3/37, 1, MASTER CR./ 3/18/37, 1, MASTER CR.; dimensions, instructions, and materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Desk; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, blue and red colored pencil on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-934

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