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1917

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Drawing, Spray from the Falls, Niagara, 1856 or 1858

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1856 or 1858 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on brown wove 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

Sheet: 27.4 x 45.6 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at ? : greyish / chocolate; and again, at right: blue

Cite this object as

Drawing, Spray from the Falls, Niagara, 1856 or 1858; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on brown wove paper; Sheet: 27.4 x 45.6 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1301

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