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Drawing, Niagara: The Canadian Falls and Goat Island, October 1856

This is a Drawing. It is dated October 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

28.3 x 45.7 cm (11 1/8 x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in black ink, at lower left: Museum for Arts of Decoration - Cooper Union Verso: Stamped in black ink, at lower center: Museum of Arts of Decoration - Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in black ink: salman / Bright; and dated at bottom right: Oct. 1856. Verso: Inscribed in graphite: gross water

Cite this object as

Drawing, Niagara: The Canadian Falls and Goat Island, October 1856; Canada; graphite, brush and white gouache on tan wove paper; 28.3 x 45.7 cm (11 1/8 x 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-33-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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