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Drawing, View of Blue Mountain Peak, Seen From Near Salloway Hill, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on greenish 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: 27.1 x 44.4 cm (10 11/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink at lower right: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at lower center: Blue mountain peak; and at lower right: Dead ferns / whitish silver trees / near Salloway Hill / July // 65 Jamaica Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at center: view looking East

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Blue Mountain Peak, Seen From Near Salloway Hill, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on greenish paper; Sheet: 27.1 x 44.4 cm (10 11/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-392-b

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