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What is this?

Horizontal views of Terrapin Point and Horseshoe Falls with snow as the sun reddens the spray of the falls.

This is a oil sketch from United States. It is dated March 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Louis P. Church. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard

Its dimensions are

Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.) 29.3 x 44 cm (11 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and red oil, lower left center: F. Church 56 / March.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18201537/ |title=Oil Sketch, "Oil sketch: Parts of the Niagara Falls shown from Goat Island", March 1856 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=18 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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