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Drawing, Tree Trunk with Parasitical Plants, Jamaica

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May–August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on white 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: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at center: Variety of Night-blooming cereus, growing out of a duck-ant's nest.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree Trunk with Parasitical Plants, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on white paper; Sheet: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-607-b

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