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Drawing, Niagara Falls, July 1856

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite and white gouache on greenish 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

28.6 x 45.9 cm (11 1/4 x 18 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom right: "July 1856"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Niagara Falls, July 1856; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite and white gouache on greenish paper; 28.6 x 45.9 cm (11 1/4 x 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1295-b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18193457/ |title=Drawing, Niagara Falls, July 1856 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 September 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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