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Drawing, Mirror Lake, Yosemite, 1872

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1872 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto: brush and black wash, graphite on light brown wove paper verso: graphite on light brown wove 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

37.9 x 27.4 cm (14 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower margin: T Moran.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, lower margin: Mirror Lake + N. Dome/ Yosemite looking down from Mirror Lake/ #10 (84) /62. Verso: Inscribed in pen and black ink: No. 340.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mirror Lake, Yosemite, 1872; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; recto: brush and black wash, graphite on light brown wove paper verso: graphite on light brown wove paper ; 37.9 x 27.4 cm (14 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-84

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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