There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.


See more objects with the color darkslategrey dimgrey grey dimgrey grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • We acquired this object.




  • You found it!

Drawing, Trumpet Tree, Jamaica

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 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

29.3 x 17.6 cm (11 9/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed with brush and black oil paint, lower right: Jamaica / May / 65; in graphite, upper left: Trumpet

Cite this object as

Drawing, Trumpet Tree, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica, West Indies; brush and oil paint, graphite on cardboard; 29.3 x 17.6 cm (11 9/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-676-a

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Drawing, Trumpet Tree, Jamaica |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>