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Drawing, View of Toche, Colombia, July 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite 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: 23.3 x 45.7 cm (9 3/16 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, with numbers at various locations; again at center: rock / water; again, at lower center: Toche July -53- ; and again at bottom right: 2 splendid dazzing purple flowers / 3 white flowers;

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Toche, Colombia, July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on grayish paper; Sheet: 23.3 x 45.7 cm (9 3/16 x 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-89

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