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Drawing, Studies of Trees with Details of Bamboo and a Small Detail of a Man Carrying Bananas on His Head, Bellevue, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on green 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: 27.4 x 44.2 cm (10 13/16 x 17 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink at center right: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper right: Boy carrying bananas; and at bottom right: Aug // 65 / Bellevue, Jamaica

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of Trees with Details of Bamboo and a Small Detail of a Man Carrying Bananas on His Head, Bellevue, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on green paper; Sheet: 27.4 x 44.2 cm (10 13/16 x 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-424-a

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