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Drawing, Light Fixture for Mr. Allen's Study and Mrs. Allen's Room, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and designed by George Mann Niedecken 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 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

18 x 21.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite: FIXTURE FOR MR. ALLEN'S STUDY/ + MRS. ALLEN'S ROOM/ NIEDECKEN-WALBRIDGE CO./ INTERIOR ARCHITECTS/ SCALE 1 1/2" = 1' 0" (all underlined); in left margin: 2 of these (all underlined); right margin: CORD/ glass disk/ O.K. (all underlined).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Light Fixture for Mr. Allen's Study and Mrs. Allen's Room, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917; Designed by George Mann Niedecken (1878–1945); USA; graphite, color pencil on tracing paper; 18 x 21.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-30

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