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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Desk with Built-in Lighting

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Berliss and retailed by Deskey-Vollmer. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite 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.

Its dimensions are

25.7 x 35.2 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in red ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with materials, instructions throughout Inscribed in graphite at lower right: #7026

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk with Built-in Lighting; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 25.7 x 35.2 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-468

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