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Drawing, Medieval Castle, House Cascade, August 24, 1868

This is a Drawing. It is dated August 24, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 × 12.1 cm (8 1/4 × 4 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

reverse: inscriptions "sp...(?)/green/scattered/trees/trees"; "bare slate color of paper/trees/yellowish scattered trees/grey'; top,right, vertically: "rock cropping out/ of slate/ perpendicular". Bottom right: "near Sion" / the date. Reverse: top left: 'Martigay"/the date. Beneath a line, center: a mountain house; caption: "House/built into/rock, walls/& vines'. Beneath a line, bottom, in ipposite direction: rough sketch of a cascade; inscribed: 'moss"; "fall moss". Top right: "Lovely cascade/Rich green and / sienna moss/ raining with water"/ a cross.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Medieval Castle, House Cascade, August 24, 1868; USA; graphite, paper; H x W: 21 × 12.1 cm (8 1/4 × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1182

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