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Drawing, A Hut on Posts, Guayaquil, 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 graphite on 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: 10.9 x 18.2 cm (4 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at ?: Guayaquil / May 57 Verso: Inscribed in graphite, between a tree and a bush: A tree which appears ["is" - struck out] / almost / precisely the same as our willow

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Hut on Posts, Guayaquil, Ecuador, May 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on paper; Sheet: 10.9 x 18.2 cm (4 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-196

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