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Drawing, View of Guaranda, Ecuador, June 8, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 8, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on green-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 31.1 x 43.9 cm (12 1/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

The letter "W" is inscribed, in graphite, on many of the depicted houses; left foreground, the word "corn" is written twice in graphite; in right forground, in graphite, the partial word "mus" is written; across the bottom edge of the sheet in graphite, "Guaranda June 8th 57" and "vegetation on walls and roofs"

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Guaranda, Ecuador, June 8, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on green-gray wove paper; Sheet: 31.1 x 43.9 cm (12 1/4 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1334

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