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Plywood table Model 1

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gropius, Walter, born 1883 - died 1969 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on tracing paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2823-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

A design for a plywood table including a plan and an elevation (scale 1 inch to 1 foot). Also included are full scale constructional details of the corner, legs and a section of the top.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

Gropius, Walter, born 1883 - died 1969 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Gropius. Lettered with titles and dimensions.

Dimensions

Height: 37.5 cm, Width: 50.3 cm

Descriptive line

Design by Walter Gropius, for a plywood table, pencil on tracing paper, London, 1936

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995

Materials

Tracing paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Elevations; Plan; Table

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Furniture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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