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Drawing, Study of Fern, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on cardboard. 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

12.9 x 17.7 cm (5 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Black paint at bottom right: Jamaica/ Aug.65

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Fern, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; brush and oil paint, graphite on cardboard; 12.9 x 17.7 cm (5 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-675-a

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