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Drawing, Ruins of St. George Church, Lydda [present day Lod], February 7, 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated February 7, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on brown 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

25 × 17.6 cm (9 13/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: 2 / Cornice / Arch; at top right: Lydda / St. George Church / Feb - 68; and at bottom right: general color / golden brown. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at various locatins: green and / flowers / sand road; again at top: Yessur ; at bottom: w[hite]; and at bottom right: Plains of Sharon [and the date]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ruins of St. George Church, Lydda [present day Lod], February 7, 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Israel; graphite on brown paper; 25 × 17.6 cm (9 13/16 × 6 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-112

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