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1923

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1983

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Drawing, Chair for Mr. Allen's Room, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright. It is dated 1923 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on beige 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

19 x 16.9 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, across bottom: Open Arm Upholstered Easy Chair for Mr. Allens Room (all underlined).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chair for Mr. Allen's Room, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas; Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); USA; graphite, color pencil on beige tracing paper; 19 x 16.9 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-33

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