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Drawing, Aurora, Mount Desert Island, 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 graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

18.3 x 10.9 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Cooper Union stamp in black, lower left: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Aurora, 1860, Mt. D

Cite this object as

Drawing, Aurora, Mount Desert Island, September 1860; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on paper; 18.3 x 10.9 cm (7 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-315-b

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