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Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Medium:
Black crayon, yellow and gray marker, graphite, brush and white gouache on tracing paper laid down on gray wove paper
Type:
transportation
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1963
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for scooter with two or three wheels and extended windshield seen in side profile. Vehicle features rusty orange body that tilts slightly upward at front. Windshield extends upward and gently curves over driver’s seat (possibly a bench), stretching rearward to provide protection from the elements and supported by a slender pole behind seat. Operated by steering column with yoke; pedals not shown. At rear, a compass “logo” is positioned directly behind the driver, while further down “Coventry” is inscribed in white script. Rear bumper features jet-age, upward-angled silhouette. Donald Deskey Associates adhesive stamp at lower right.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1505
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/kq459e84d93-d383-48c7-9b59-b49a240971b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1505