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Drawing, The Tetons, Shown from the Plain, August 28, 1879

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated August 28, 1879 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Moran. It is credited Gift of Thomas Moran.

Its dimensions are

12.8 x 20 cm (5 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Dated in graphite, above right: Aug. 28, 79.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, upper right: Tetons from plains ... ; and twice: clouds ; and color notations. Verso: Inscribed in ?: [N]o. 1.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Tetons, Shown from the Plain, August 28, 1879; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; graphite on paper; 12.8 x 20 cm (5 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-65

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