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Drawing

This is a drawing. It was designed by Roland Stickney. We acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite, 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.

This object was donated by John Bruce. It is credited Gift of John Bruce.

Cite this object as

Drawing; Designed by Roland Stickney (American, 1892 - 1975); graphite, tracing paper; Gift of John Bruce; 1993-65-6

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