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Object Timeline

1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Blueprint, Helena Rubinstein Apartment: Vanity, November 27, 1934

This is a Blueprint. It was manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Helena Rubinstein. It is dated November 27, 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint and red color pencil on white wove 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

H x W: 40 x 41.9 cm (15 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0", 8095 [circled]; lower left: VANITY/11/27/34; center right in red color pencil: WHITE LAC./WHITE SYCAMORE [arrows toward perspective drawing]; lower left in red color pencil: POL. CHROM.; center left in red color pencil: 58 1/2" OVERALL; dimensions and instructions inscribed

Cite this object as

Blueprint, Helena Rubinstein Apartment: Vanity, November 27, 1934; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; blueprint and red color pencil on white wove paper; H x W: 40 x 41.9 cm (15 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-792

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