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George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Living Room Layout

Catalog Data

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Client:
Eleanor Hutton Rand  Search this
George C. Rand  Search this
Draftsman:
Westerveld  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite
Dimensions:
53.6 x 95 cm (21 1/8 x 37 3/8 in.)
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1934
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Plan, elevations, and schedule for living room. Two large, multi-pane windows on north wall that extend and meet above door at center of wall. Entrance to staircase in upper left corner. Fireplace at center of east wall with Bakelite surrounding lower portion of wall and slate behind fireplace; soapstone or black terrazzo hearth. Four wooden shelves above wooden closet to left of fireplace. Curved wall to right of fireplace with built-in wood shelves; cork tile on wall above shelves and reflector light behind shelves. Shelves extends to south wall, and connected to love seat facing fireplace. L-shaped bar behind and to right of love seat. Upholstered chair and circular side table with frosted reflector near south wall facing fireplace. Glass brick wall on south west portion of south wall, with curtain above. Door on south west portion of west wall; piano on west wall in front of staircase.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1975-11-515
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40368d3eb-437d-40c7-b07a-80c23a485af6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-11-515