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Drawing, Tree trunk, 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 on thin cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Image: 24.9 x 17.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In brown oil on bottom right: "Jamaica/ May 65"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree trunk, May 1865; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica, West Indies; brush and oil on thin cardboard; Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Image: 24.9 x 17.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-753-a

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