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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.

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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 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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