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Drawing, Abaye Palm, Mt. Salus, Jamaica, June 1865

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 44.1 x 27.5 cm (17 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with figures; at top right: 2 rich gold brown / 3 gold green / 4 brown seeds / 6 gold middle / and brown edges; at lower left: Lower drooping leaves dead brown and grey / Row of leaves just above green in / middle but tips and edges like dead / leaves; at lower right: Stem yellowish grey / spines blackish / Jamaica June / 65 / Mt. Salus; and at bottom right: ["Ap" struck out] / Abaye Palm

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abaye Palm, Mt. Salus, Jamaica, June 1865; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite, brush and white gouache on brown paper; Sheet: 44.1 x 27.5 cm (17 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-9

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