Carl E. Meyerhoefer (German, 1908-1995). <em>Convertible Black-Board Desk, "Lewytoy Line,"</em> May 22, 1945 (patent). Steel, chromed tubular steel, particle board, 27 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 17 15/16 in. (69.9 x 72.4 x 45.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 2011.44.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.44.1.jpg)

Convertible Black-Board Desk, "Lewytoy Line"

Artist:Carl E. MeyerhoeferLewyt Corporation

Medium: Steel, chromed tubular steel, particle board

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Dates:May 22, 1945 (patent)

Dimensions: 27 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 17 15/16 in. (69.9 x 72.4 x 45.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 2011.44.1

Image: CUR.2011.44.1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Lightweight child's desk with single drawer, convertible black-board top and shelving to one side. Chromed tubular steel frame, main section in lightweight steel with single drawer at front, shelving to one side of desk, red particle board top of desk, rear of desk with at each side protruding horizontal wings to hold a separate red particle and blackboard surface top.

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