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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Blueprint, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Mirror Lighting, August 23, 1933

This is a Blueprint. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) David Milton and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton. It is dated August 23, 1933 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint on white wove paper, double ruled border. 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

H x W: 106.7 x 80 cm (42 in. x 31 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp, lower right corner: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY; below: DRAWING "; JOB#/SCALE; lower left: JAMES F. De QUOY/COMPANY, INCORPORATED/SPECIAL LIGHTING EQUIPMENT/242 EAST 87TH STREET NEW YORK, N.Y.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp, lower right: 6127/F.S./MILTON/POL. CHROME/MIRROR/ETCHED MIRROR/CRYSTAL INLAY(?); JFD&CO/D [circled], S [circled]/8/23/33; inscribed in stamp below: 338-22A/AUG. 22 - 33.; F.S.; center left: PART F.S. DETAILS OF FIXTURE/OVER BUFFET/MILTON APARTMENT/FOR DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH ST./1 REQUIRED; above: ALL POLISHED/CHROMIUM FINISH; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Milton Apartment: Mirror Lighting, August 23, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; blueprint on white wove paper, double ruled border; H x W: 106.7 x 80 cm (42 in. x 31 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-723

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