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1993

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Drawing, Design for office interior

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. We acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite, brown, white color pencil on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This is one of a group of drawings proposed for acquisition that document work by the Dreyfuss firm during the postwar years, for clients including Royal Typewriter (1944–45), New York Central Railroad (mid-1940s), RCA (1946–55), National Supply Co. (1949–58), and Cities Service (1951–62).
A number of the finished drawings correspond to prototypes or other documentation held in Cooper-Hewitt’s Dreyfuss archives, including those for RCA radio/phonograph and television consoles, and two beautiful drawings for Bell Telephone Laboratories of public phone booths.

It is credited Gift of John Bruce.

Its dimensions are

35.5 x 34.2 cm (14 in. x 13 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for office interior; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite, brown, white color pencil on tracing paper; 35.5 x 34.2 cm (14 in. x 13 7/16 in.); Gift of John Bruce; 1993-65-51

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