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1917

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1983

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Drawing, Dining Room Table and Chairs, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and made for (as the client) 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

36.9 x 44.8cm (14 1/2 x 17 5/8in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite between two ruled lines across upper margin with red square at left: FURNITURE DETAILS. HENRY J. ALLEN RESIDENCE. FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT. ARCHITECT.2; lower left: DINING ROOM TABLE AND CHAIRS/SCALE 3/4 - 1'0; within design: SLIDING ARM/REMOVABLE LEAVES/ELEVATIONS OF TABLE/ELEVATIONS OF CHAIR/#1/#2/#12 chairs/OK/ WOOD 5/8" X 2 1/4"/OPENINGS 1/2" /PLAN OF TABLE/PLAN OF CHAIR; upper right: cover with 118/19; lower right: Detailed. (various dimensions throughout)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Dining Room Table and Chairs, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite, color pencil on cream tracing paper; 36.9 x 44.8cm (14 1/2 x 17 5/8in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-2

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