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Design for a Radio

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Horizontal rectangle. On blue-gray ground, design for a brown angled rectangular radio viewed obliquely from front. Large round dial at centers with numbers from 55 to 160 curving across, a brown knob at the dial's center. Two notched wheels at lower left and lower right of radio for controlling tuning and volume. A speckled white and brown pattern on the front, solid brown color at the radio's sides.
Office of
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, New York, New York, USA
Client
Radio Corporation of America, American, founded 1919
Date
1946
Credit Line
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Medium
Brush and gouache on illustration board
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
2017-1-3
made in
New York, NY, USA