Drawing, Dresser for Mr. Allen, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas
This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and designed by George Mann Niedecken and made for (as the client) Henry J. Allen and Elsie J. Nuzman (Mrs. Henry J.) Allen. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds.
Its dimensions are
30.6 x 39.6 cm (12 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower center: MR. ALLEN'S DRESSER/ TOP - 27" X 42"/ HEIGHT - 42"/ MIRROR - 23" FROM TOP OF DRESSER/ 17 1/2 WIDTH/ TRAYS - 20" DEEP (INSIDE MEASURE) (all underlined); in grapihte, in ruled borders: BED RM. FURNITURE/ FOR MR. H. J. ALLEN/ NIEDECKEN-WALBRIDGE CO./ INTERIOR ARCHITECTS . SCALE 1 1/2" - 1' 0" (all underlined); on design: OPEN/ SLIDING TRAYS TO BE PROVIDED WITH HANGER/ TO ALLOW FOR PULLING OUT (all underlined).
Cite this object as
Drawing, Dresser for Mr. Allen, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas; Designed by George Mann Niedecken (1878–1945); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 30.6 x 39.6 cm (12 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-25