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What is this?

Perspective rendering of four-story house of William E. Lescaze. Office with glass block on ground floor. Rounded-edge canopy over stairwell with curved banister at left, leading to residence above. Second floor with horizontal row of windows that curve at left edge. Third floor with glass block and two casement windows. Fourth floor all glass block. Building projects in front of existing, flanking architecture. Rendering includes two figures at lower right.

This is a print from United States. It is dated September 1933 and we acquired it in 1937. Gift of William E. Lescaze. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

photostat on paper

Its dimensions are

28 x 21.8 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: sept 33 Lescaze

It is inscribed

On white tracing paper attached to lower edge, typed in black ink: SKETCH BY WILLIAM LESCAZE/FOR FIRST HOUSE WITH GLASS IN NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER, 1933

This object was architect: William E. Lescaze

This object was donated by William E. Lescaze

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