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Drawing, Floating Iceberg, June 1874

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1874 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on blue-gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

12 × 21.5 cm (4 3/4 × 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite: bluer / glow / warm / laky / greener; center right: June 1874

Cite this object as

Drawing, Floating Iceberg, June 1874; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on blue-gray paper; 12 × 21.5 cm (4 3/4 × 8 7/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1102

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