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"Diagrams" Monotype with collage
By Inez Storer
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Diagrams" 1982 is a color monotype with collage on Chine colle paper by noted American artist Inez Storer, b. 1933. It is hand signed in pencil at the lower righ...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Vintage Diagrams

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Monotype

Vintage Swedish Engineering Educational Diagram Poster
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish engineering educational or instructional diagram printed as a poster on cardboard. String hanger.
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Medical Educational Diagram
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Medical Educational Diagram
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Physics Educational Diagram
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Physics instructional educational diagram, chart or poster. Highly collectible ephemera from 1950's Sweden.
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Text with Diagram, Encaustic and Digital Print on Plywood
By Richard Purdy
Located in Surfside, FL
Encaustic and Digital Print on Plywood American artist, Richard Purdy, born in Chicago, IL, 1956 Received his B.F.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA Exhibitions 2013...
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1990s Contemporary Vintage Diagrams

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Plywood, Encaustic, Digital

Yuri Zatarain Contemporary Beige Charcoal Equation and Diagram Design Vase
By Yuri Zatarain
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary large white ceramic decorative vase with a printed pattern of pencil and charcoal equations, scribbles, and diagrams. (designed by Yuri Zatarain).   
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20th Century American Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Ceramic

Yuri Zatarain Contemporary Beige Charcoal Equation and Diagram Design Decorative
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary large white ceramic decorative sphere with a printed pattern of pencil and charcoal equations, scribbles, and diagrams (designed by YURI ZATARAIN) (Matching decorative v...
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20th Century Post-Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Ceramic

Yuri Zatarain Contemporary Beige Charcoal Equation and Diagram Design Vase
By Yuri Zatarain
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary large white ceramic decorative vase with a printed pattern of pencil and charcoal equations, scribbles, and diagrams. (designed by YURI ZATARAIN) .      
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20th Century American Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Ceramic

"Diagrams of Buddhist deities in Two Circles" Lithograph by Unknown Artist.
Located in Clinton Twp, MI
Print measures 18.5 in x 13 in In good condition Published by U.N.E.S.C.O. New York Graphic Society Printed in Italy
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20th Century Vintage Diagrams

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Lithograph

1964 Harland & Wolff Boat Ship Martime Naval Blueprint Diagram Rigging Plans
By Harland and Wolff
Located in Dayton, OH
"Monumental 1964 Harland & Wolff architectural ship map / rigging plan print. H&W were naval Shipbuilders and Engineers out of Belfast N. Ireland. Measure: 89". Reina del Mar was...
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1960s Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
By Leo Erb
Located in San Francisco, CA
This March 23, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to fit...
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1940s Academic Vintage Diagrams

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

Geometric German Engineering Diagram in Watercolor & Ink, 1941
By Leo Erb
Located in San Francisco, CA
This January 13, 1941 watercolor and ink on paper academic engineering study is by German artist Leo Erb (b.1923). Signed on bottom. The piece will be shipped in an archival mat to f...
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1940s Academic Vintage Diagrams

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

1960s Scientific Diagram, Principal Reactions in the Claus Process
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 1, pictured here, breaks down "Principal Reactions in...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Graphic, Telescope Diagram, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We're no rocket scientists, but we believe this graphic prin...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Fig 5 Sulfur Dioxide and Hydrogen Sulfide, Mounted i
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 5, pictured here, charts "Comparative (H2S + SO2)." D...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, The Earth's Axis, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. This info graphic print depicts the axis of the Earth with t...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Direction of Gravity, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. "The Direction of Gravity," pictured here, features a neat i...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Claus Sulfur Plant Mounted in New Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 2, pictured here, breaks down "Typical Two-Stage Clau...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Diagram Portrait Reflection of Myself or Any Man as a Finite Universe
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Dennis Burton was an important contributor to the Toronto art scene throughout the 70's and 80's, and a well-respected painter and educator. His work often dealt with issues of langu...
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1960s Abstract Vintage Diagrams

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Canvas, Oil

1960s Scientific Diagram, Fig 6 Comparative Water Vapor, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 6, pictured here, charts "Comparative Water Vapor Con...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Fig 4 Sulfur Burning Plant, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 4, pictured here, breaks down "Sulfur Burning Gas for...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Fig 3 Claus Sulfur Plant, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Figure 3, pictured here, breaks down "Two-Stage Claus Sulfur...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Teeth Cross Section 3D Diagram
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Detailed section diagram of a tooth. Beautifully colored we have two of these in very similar conditions. There are a few missing pieces and the edges have wear. This model along wit...
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1940s American Other Vintage Diagrams

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Plastic, Foam

  • Teeth Cross Section 3D Diagram
  • Teeth Cross Section 3D Diagram
  • Teeth Cross Section 3D Diagram
  • Teeth Cross Section 3D Diagram
H 18 in. W 24 in. D 2.25 in.
Vintage Swedish Electricity Engineering Diagram
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish Electricity Engineering Diagram Depicting Different Light Bulbs.
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1950s Swedish Industrial Vintage Diagrams

Vintage Swedish Telephone Engineering Diagram
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish Engineering Diagram
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

World War II Framed Battleship Diagram
Located in New York, NY
large-scale World War II era battleship diagram. Dated Dec 7th 1942 and signed J.R. Harris. Depicts the interior spaces of a "typical battleship." The piece is in good, vintage condi...
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Late 20th Century Vintage Diagrams

  • World War II Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War II Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War II Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War II Framed Battleship Diagram
H 32 in. W 101 in. D 1.5 in.
Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Medical Educational Diagram
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Medical Educational Diagram
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1950s Swedish Vintage Diagrams

World War ii Era Framed Battleship Diagram
Located in New York, NY
Large scale World War II era battleship diagram. Dated Dec 7th 1942 and signed J.R. Harris. Depicts the interior spaces of a "typical battleship." The piece is in good, vin...
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1940s American Vintage Diagrams

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Paper, Reclaimed Wood

  • World War ii Era Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War ii Era Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War ii Era Framed Battleship Diagram
  • World War ii Era Framed Battleship Diagram
H 32 in. W 101 in. D 1.5 in.
Mid-20th Century Medical Anatomical Teaching Diagram
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century Medical Anatomical Teaching Diagram We are proud to offer a genuine mid-20th century hand crafted plaster on pine anatomical medical diagram. Detailing the human h...
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1950s Czech Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Plaster

Blue Masterstroke over Red Diagram and Two Cowboys
By John Baldessari
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Edition of 60. Signed by the artist lower right under image. Edition number lower right under image. Includes custom white wood frame in UV acrylic.
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20th Century Vintage Diagrams

Large Hand-Painted Diagram of Horse in French, circa 1930
Located in Houston, TX
Large framed mixed-media painting of a horse with the anatomy labelled in French. Painting is on wood board. From France, circa 1930. Newly framed behind glass. Would be great for an...
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1930s French Schoolhouse Vintage Diagrams

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Glass, Wood, Paint

Anatomical Diagram in Colored Pencil, 1930s
By Jean Hart
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1930s colored pencil and graphite study is by Chicago artist Jean Hart. Hart was a member of Chicago's Three Arts Club in the 1930s, a place to provide a home and a club for you...
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1930s Academic Vintage Diagrams

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Color Pencil, Graphite

Unusual Isiah L. Jefferson Fisherman Ship Diagram on Slate Table
By Isiah L. Jefferson 1
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This folky nautical drawing of the Grand Banks Fisherman looks like a blueprint. It is all hand-carved on a heavy piece or slab of slate with a polished top. The condition is very go...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Industrial Vintage Diagrams

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Slate

Venn Diagram Mirror
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Composition of layered clear and tinted glass mounted on wood. One chip on bottom right as pictured, otherwise excellent.
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1970s Unknown Vintage Diagrams

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Glass, Wood

  • Venn Diagram Mirror
  • Venn Diagram Mirror
  • Venn Diagram Mirror
  • Venn Diagram Mirror
H 28.13 in. W 40.25 in. D .75 in.
Framed Chinese Airplane Diagram
Located in New York, NY
Framed Chinese airplane diagram on Masonite panel, newly framed.
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1940s Chinese Vintage Diagrams

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Masonite, Wood

  • Framed Chinese Airplane Diagram
  • Framed Chinese Airplane Diagram
  • Framed Chinese Airplane Diagram
  • Framed Chinese Airplane Diagram
H 29 in. W 34 in. D 3 in.
Sun And Earth Seasons Diagram
Located in New York, NY
Luminous printed teaching aid to show the Equinoxes and Solstices as the earth circles the sun. Geographie von Rudolf Schmidt, Leipzig.
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20th Century Dutch Vintage Diagrams

General Motors Diesel Cycle Diagram
Located in New York, NY
An original Diesel Cycle Diagram print from General Motors Research Department, framed in black metal and matted in black. Please visit Fairfield County's largest freestanding des...
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20th Century American Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

General Motors "4 Cycle Engine" Diagram
Located in New York, NY
A print created by General Motors for their Customer Research Division highlighting thhe "4-cycle engine". Framed in black metal and matted in black. Please visit Fairfield Count...
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20th Century American Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

80s Moschino Cheap & Chic "Diagram" Dress
By Moschino
Located in Copenhagen, DK
A 1980s Moschino Cheap & Chic Black dress wit rounded shoulders and long tapered sleeves. The dress has two small patch pocket situated on each side of the hip and has a small as...
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1980s Vintage Diagrams

Automobile Stopping Distance diagram from General Motors
Located in New York, NY
A diagram from General Motors Customer Research Division highlighting automobile stopping distance for different road surfaces. Framed in black metal and matted in black. Please ...
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20th Century American Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Series of four anatomical diagrams for invertebrat
Located in London, GB
1930's German series of four anatomical diagrams for invertebrates: worms, molluscs, echinoderms and arthropods.
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1930s German Vintage Diagrams

Vintage Deep Space Photo Collage Diagram, Version 4, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
This vintage astronomical photo collage comes from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We believe this unusual collage depicts a quadrant of deep space with variou...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

1960s Scientific Diagram, Singularity/ Event Horizon/ Black Hole in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Pictured here is a vintage slide transparency with text that...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Deep Space Photo Collage Diagram, Version 2, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
This vintage astronomical photo collage comes from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We believe this unusual collage depicts a quadrant of deep space with variou...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Deep Space Photo Collage Diagram, Version 1, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
This vintage astronomical photo collage comes from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We believe this unusual collage depicts a quadrant of deep space with variou...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Deep Space Photo Collage Diagram, Version 3, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
This vintage astronomical photo collage comes from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We believe this unusual collage depicts a quadrant of deep space with variou...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Diagrams

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Paper

Vintage Diagrams For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of vintage diagrams is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct vintage diagrams — often made from paper, wood and ceramic — can elevate any home. Vintage diagrams have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. Mid-Century Modern, Industrial and Modern vintage diagrams are consistently popular styles. There have been many well-made vintage diagrams over the years, but those made by Yuri Zatarain and Isiah L. Jefferson are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Vintage Diagrams?

Prices for vintage diagrams can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, vintage diagrams begin at $100 and can go as high as $29,000, while the average can fetch as much as $595.