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Drawing, Greater Part of Horseshoe Falls, Seen from the Candian Side of the Niagara River, possibly 1858

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated possibly 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: 12.3 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped at upper left: Lugt 457c Verso: Stamped at center: Lugt 457d, noir

It is inscribed

Numbered in graphite, at lower right: 1-

Cite this object as

Drawing, Greater Part of Horseshoe Falls, Seen from the Candian Side of the Niagara River, possibly 1858; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on brown wove paper; Sheet: 12.3 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-142-b

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