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Drawing, El Khasneh from the Sik, Petra, late February 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated late February 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on brown wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

38.1 × 27.3 cm (15 in. × 10 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Stamps

It is inscribed

Inscribed: "gold & red"; "Dark red"; "Black"; "bushes"; "greyer"; "2", which is explained top left: "2 Beautiful / grey reflections". At right: two details and horizontally, "Kasne".

Cite this object as

Drawing, El Khasneh from the Sik, Petra, late February 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on brown wove paper; 38.1 × 27.3 cm (15 in. × 10 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-588

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18199725/ |title=Drawing, El Khasneh from the Sik, Petra, late February 1868 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 November 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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