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What is this?

One large-scale and two small-scale designs are shown on top and at the bottom, respectively. The brownish ground color is visible around the lower designs.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated July 4, 1859 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its medium is

brush and oil paint, graphite on thin cream paperboard

Its dimensions are

30.7 x 51.1cm (12 1/16 x 20 1/8in.)

This object was created by Frederic Edwin Church

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and Richard P. Wunder and donated by Louis P. Church

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18196611/ |title=Drawing, "Floating Icebergs Near Twillingate, Newfoundland", July 4, 1859 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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