[Office Drafting Room]

Description

Photograph of an architect office drafting room. Two rows of drafting desks, some with partitions between them, can be seen in the center of the room with several people working at them on various projects. Large windows can be seen on the far right wall and another drafting table can be partially seen in the right foreground. Shelving and closed doors can be seen on the left wall and in the left background, another man at a drafting table can be seen.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Mears, Dewey G. February 28, 1958.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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Description

Photograph of an architect office drafting room. Two rows of drafting desks, some with partitions between them, can be seen in the center of the room with several people working at them on various projects. Large windows can be seen on the far right wall and another drafting table can be partially seen in the right foreground. Shelving and closed doors can be seen on the left wall and in the left background, another man at a drafting table can be seen.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Client/Job: Fehr and Granger's office

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Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive

Dewey Gerald Mears was a noted architectural photographer based in Austin, Texas from the 1940s through 1990s. Photographs from his collection document the architecture, commercial businesses and people of Austin and Central Texas during the mid-to-late 20th century.

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  • February 28, 1958

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  • June 9, 2018, 8:26 a.m.

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  • Sept. 10, 2018, 10:42 a.m.

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  • 30.275612, -97.735652

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Mears, Dewey G. [Office Drafting Room], photograph, February 28, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1011381/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.