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Drawing, Dining Room Light Standard, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and made for (as the client) Henry J. Allen and Elsie J. Nuzman (Mrs. Henry J.) Allen. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds.

Its dimensions are

37.3 x 20.9 cm (14 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, center right: HJ Allen.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite between two ruled lines across upper margin square with red square at left: HENRY J. ALLEN RESIDENCE - FRANK LLOYD: lower margin: DINING ROOM LIGHT STANDARD; center: ELEVATIONS/PLANS/H.J. ALLEN/2 of these/OK? (all underlined).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Dining Room Light Standard, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite, color pencil on cream tracing paper; 37.3 x 20.9 cm (14 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-1

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