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Drawing, Grand Canyon in the Rain, July 12, 1908

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated July 12, 1908 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is pen and brown ink on white 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

15.2 × 24 cm (6 × 9 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with initials and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: ... July 12th... 1908 T. M.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: Rain in Ca~non / July 12th No. 312 1908. T. M. Verso: Inscribed in ?: No. 312.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Grand Canyon in the Rain, July 12, 1908; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; pen and brown ink on white wove paper; 15.2 × 24 cm (6 × 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-88

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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