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Drawing, Aurora Borealis, Mt. Desert Island, from Bar Harbor, Maine, September 1860

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 1860 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

26.3 x 35.3 cm (10 3/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

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Drawing, Aurora Borealis, Mt. Desert Island, from Bar Harbor, Maine, September 1860; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on cardboard; 26.3 x 35.3 cm (10 3/8 x 13 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1374

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