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Drawing, Mount of Olives, Bethany, Siloam, and Jerusalem, Palestine [Bethany and Silwan, East Jerusalem, and Jerusalem, Israel], February 7and 10, 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated February 7and 10, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray 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

17.7 × 24.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 13/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at lower left: Jerusalem - Mt. of Olives; at lower right: Bethany/Siloam; throughout: 2/green/road/ledges/rock/Terrace/E [with directional signal?]. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: Tower at Ramleh/Stone white/Color of stone gold Brown/greyed and olived by time/Feb 7/68.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mount of Olives, Bethany, Siloam, and Jerusalem, Palestine [Bethany and Silwan, East Jerusalem, and Jerusalem, Israel], February 7and 10, 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Israel; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray paper ; 17.7 × 24.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 13/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-454

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