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Drawing, Fleet of Mackerel Fishers, Mount Desert, Maine, August 19, 1850

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 19, 1850 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and Lillian Hill Clagett. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 21.5 x 34.7 cm (8 7/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at top left: Mt. Desert Aug 19 - ; again, at top right: Fleet of Mackerel Fishers - Monday Morning / about one half of the actual number seen

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fleet of Mackerel Fishers, Mount Desert, Maine, August 19, 1850; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 34.7 cm (8 7/16 x 13 11/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-7

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18200837/ |title=Drawing, Fleet of Mackerel Fishers, Mount Desert, Maine, August 19, 1850 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 September 2017 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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