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Drawing, Road through the Blue Mountains, near Homestead, 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 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: 17.6 x 27.2 cm (6 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at bottom right: Jamaica / Aug // 65 Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at center right: Homestead, in Blue mts.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Road through the Blue Mountains, near Homestead, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on greenish paper; Sheet: 17.6 x 27.2 cm (6 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-440

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