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1932

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Drawing, Design for Glass and Metal Vanity Mirror

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1932 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.

Its dimensions are

33.9 × 36.9 cm (13 3/8 × 14 1/2 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Later stamp in black ink, center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 6261 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials (GLASS)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Glass and Metal Vanity Mirror; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; 33.9 × 36.9 cm (13 3/8 × 14 1/2 in.), irregular; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1969

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