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Drawing, Design for Low Vanity Stand with Wall Mirror

This is a drawing. It was drafted by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on white 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

22.7 × 32.4 cm (8 15/16 × 12 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, center left: MIRROR / APPROX 5'-0," with arrows left and right; in lower right margin: SCALE 1"=1'-0,"; in red color pencil: P.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Low Vanity Stand with Wall Mirror; Drafted by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite on white tracing paper; 22.7 × 32.4 cm (8 15/16 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1986

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