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Drawing, Upper Aletsch Glacier with the Great Fusshorn

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 27, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on grey-buff 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

30.3 × 44.3 cm (11 15/16 × 17 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: From the Alestch Glacier) Bel Alp / Aug 27th- / 68; at right: N[?] parts

Cite this object as

Drawing, Upper Aletsch Glacier with the Great Fusshorn; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on grey-buff paper; 30.3 × 44.3 cm (11 15/16 × 17 7/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-464-a

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