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1931

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Blueprint, Design for a Table Lamp Stem and Base in Aluminum

This is a Blueprint. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Deskey-Vollmer and drafted by R. S.. It is dated November 26, 1931 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint. 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.

Its dimensions are

38.1 x 50.9 cm (15 x 20 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Large stamp at lower right: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City See Inscription

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials Inscribed in stamp: Stick 328 / Materials SATIN FINISH/(crossed out)[---]/ ALUMINUM / Drawn By R.S. / Approved By D.D. / Date SEPT 30/31 / Revised 11/20/31 / Drawing 930312 / Scale 1 1/2" = 1'0

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Design for a Table Lamp Stem and Base in Aluminum; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; blueprint; 38.1 x 50.9 cm (15 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-199

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