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Drawing, "Mount Katahdin from the West" [Looking West toward Mount Katahdin], August 1852

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1852 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream 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

27.5 x 45.3 cm (10 13/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, "Mount Katahdin from the West" [Looking West toward Mount Katahdin], August 1852; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on cream paper; 27.5 x 45.3 cm (10 13/16 x 17 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-634

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