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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Portable Serving Cart

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, green color pencil 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.

This object has not been digitized yet.

Its dimensions are

24.8 × 37.3 cm (9 3/4 × 14 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 3 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 6263 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Portable Serving Cart; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; 24.8 × 37.3 cm (9 3/4 × 14 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1888

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