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Design for Musaphonic Clock Radio on Legs in Green

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Prespective drawing of green clock radio featuring towering speaker enclosure, small enclosed tuning dial on left, and small enclosed clock on right. Features central leg support, possibly a tripod, likely chrome. Lucite "Musaphonic" badge between tuning and clock, and General Electric badge in center of speaker enclosure. Tuning features two brass knobs. Clock features three white knobs.
Designer
Richard Arbib, American, 1917–1995
Office of
Richard Arbib, American, 1917–1995
Client
General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA
Date
1958
Credit Line
Museum purchase through the gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post
Medium
Brush and gouache, brown watercolor, gray pastel, 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
1992-183-6
made in
USA