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Drawing, Botanical Studies from Columbia, July 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on 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: 12.4 x 20.1 cm (4 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with caption in printed script by Church, at left: Cedro; at right: Bamboos - color - like / willows and a strong resemblance / otherwise - stems light or dark / according to circumstances; and dated at left: July - 53.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Botanical Studies from Columbia, July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on paper; Sheet: 12.4 x 20.1 cm (4 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-66

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