Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker, red color pencil on newsprint
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for blow-molded, all-weather baby stroller. At upper left, perspective shows low seat positioned in upward sloping square volume with four wheels and two parallel runners and angular push bar extending upward from rear. Seat- and leg-back with horizontal striations. At upper right, child figure in red color pencil shown seated in stroller. Below, design details showing stroller’s Position 1 for dry sidewalks, wherein wheels are used, as well as Position 2 for snow and ice, wherein the runners fold down from sides to create runners for wintry terrain. Stapled to other designs.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1540
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1540