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Drawing, View from Mount Salus, Jamaica, June 1865

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 24 x 30.7 cm (9 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with figures throughout entire sheet, and at top: blue; again, at bottom left: Mt. Salus / June 1865; and at center bottom: 2 - delicious soft brown glow / 3 - soft orange light / 4 - delicate grey - flowing into / 5 - more purple and a little deeper / 6 - delicious rich strong lively green

Cite this object as

Drawing, View from Mount Salus, Jamaica, June 1865; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on cream-colored paper; Sheet: 24 x 30.7 cm (9 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-374

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