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Drawing, Palm Trees and Housetops, Ecuador, May 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, traces of graphite on thin paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

35.4 x 29.2 cm (13 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Mat (Mat): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black oil, at lower right: May / .57.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Palm Trees and Housetops, Ecuador, May 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, traces of graphite on thin paperboard; 35.4 x 29.2 cm (13 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Mat (Mat): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-191

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18195673/ |title=Drawing, Palm Trees and Housetops, Ecuador, May 1857 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 October 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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