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1956

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for Detergent Dispenser

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Mullins Manufacturing Corporation. It is dated December 12, 1956 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is pastel crayon, airbrush, graphite on beige wove paper mounted on illustration board. 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

50 x 64.3 cm (19 11/16 x 25 5/16 in.) 50.7x75.0

It has the following markings

Stamp in printed text on adhesive label, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES INC. 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 22, N.Y. [logo: D/D A]; mark on verso: VIDALON-LES-ANNONAY-ANCne MANUFres CANSON & MONTGOLFIER

It is signed

Signed in graphite, center right: BERT YOUNG - 12-12-56

It is inscribed

Inscribed in typewritten print, upper right on board: Detergent Dispenser [underlined] / A detergent dispenser adaptable to / present plumbing fixtures, such as the / Moen Faucet shown. / This utilizes a remote detergent reser- / voir under the sink top and incorporates / a dishwashing unit in which the hose is/automatically reeled into the unit.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Detergent Dispenser; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; pastel crayon, airbrush, graphite on beige wove paper mounted on illustration board; 50 x 64.3 cm (19 11/16 x 25 5/16 in.) 50.7x75.0; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1527

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