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Drawing, Cartago, Colombia, July 23, 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 23, 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and traces of oxidized white gouache on grayish paper. 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

Sheet: 31.2 x 45.6 cm (12 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: 2 Plantains / Cartago July 23 - 1853

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cartago, Colombia, July 23, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and traces of oxidized white gouache on grayish paper; Sheet: 31.2 x 45.6 cm (12 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-79

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