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Drawing, Small Fan Palm, Jamaica, June 14, 1865

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 14, 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.8 x 24.1 cm (12 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink, at lower center: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at center right: dead leaves / brownish yellow; and at bottom right: Small Fan Palm / Jamaica June 14th //65 / Stem below yellowish warm gray with mossy stains / Husks above similar color / with dark brown rubbish

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Drawing, Small Fan Palm, Jamaica, June 14, 1865; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on cream-colored wove paper; Sheet: 30.8 x 24.1 cm (12 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-6-c

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