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Long Island Railroad Double Deck Cars Color Scheme

American
about 1946
Raymond Loewy (American, born in France, 1893–1986)


Dimensions

Framed: 66 x 59.7 cm (26 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2016.733

Medium or Technique

Graphite, opaque watercolor, crayon

Not On View

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Label: DESIGNED BY RAYMOND LOEWY ASSOCIATES/580 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK 19, N.Y./LONG ISLAND RAILROAD DOUBLE DECK CARS/COLOR SCHEME./A
Additional label: RETURN TO THE/MECHANICAL ENGINEER – P.R.R./ROOM 515, 15 NO. 32 ST./PHILADELPHIA, PA./REFER TO THIS COLOR CHART AS NO. 47 #/69

Markings

Loewy label, Loewy stamp on verso

Provenance

Before 2015, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2016, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf