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Drawing, Trumpet Tree, May 1865

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, May 1865; 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

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