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Drawing, Valley with McAllisters Saw Mill, Colombia, June 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto: graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on brown paper verso: graphite on brown 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: 29.9 x 46.5 cm (11 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at bottom left: [an arrow between] W [and] N; and at bottom right: Mc Allisters saw mill - June 1853 Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: rock; and again: rock

Cite this object as

Drawing, Valley with McAllisters Saw Mill, Colombia, June 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; recto: graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on brown paper verso: graphite on brown paper; Sheet: 29.9 x 46.5 cm (11 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-64

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