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Object Timeline

1973

  • Work on this object began.

2005

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Stereo Cabinet

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Wendell Castle. It is dated 1973 and we acquired it in 2005. Its medium is pen and black ink; black marker; brush and red-brown wash; graphite on white strathmore illustration board with tracing paper overlay, annotated in graphite.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Irwin R. Berman and Linda Berman. It is credited Gift of Linda and Irwin R. Berman.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 24 x 21.6 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.) paper: 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso of illustration board shows portion of Manufacturer's printed logo

It is signed

Lower right corner of illustration board in graphite: WC 73

It is inscribed

On recto of tracing paper in graphite: outline of stereo cabinet is delineated with rectangular sections for amp, storage and changer indicated. Each section noted in script. At left, linear dimension indicated with 30"; at right, linear dimension indicated with 38"; across sheet below image linear dimension indicated with 38".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Stereo Cabinet; Designed by Wendell Castle (American, 1932 - 2018); USA; pen and black ink; black marker; brush and red-brown wash; graphite on white strathmore illustration board with tracing paper overlay, annotated in graphite.; Overall: 24 x 21.6 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.) paper: 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Linda and Irwin R. Berman; 2005-9-2

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