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Design for a Clock Radio

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Rectangular clock radio on yellowed vellum background and base line with white case, blue-green and silverish metal face. Clock and radio controls on right two-thirds of case with speaker on left third. General Electric and logo on lower left of speaker section.
Designer
Richard Arbib, American, 1917–1995
Office of
Richard Arbib, American, 1917–1995
Designer
Donald Henry, American
Client
General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA
Date
1957
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Griffith Bailey Coale and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Medium
Blue, black pastel, brush and watercolor, gouache, graphite on vellum
Type
appliances & tools
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1992-181-1
made in
New York, New York, USA