This and 281 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Scraps and Sketches by Frederick [sic] S. Church vol. 1.

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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Ephemera, Letter to Dr. Dudley Tenney, ca. 1889

This is a Ephemera. It was written by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney. It is dated ca. 1889 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

11.8 × 15.4 cm (4 5/8 × 6 1/16 in.) 13.8 × 17.8 cm (5 7/16 × 7 in.)

It is inscribed

Above (envelope): Inscribed in pen and black ink, center: Dr. Dudley Tenny / 44. West 52 / City. Below: Inscribed in black ink, center right: Charleston Harbor. 1862.; lower right: Ask you boy to read this

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Letter to Dr. Dudley Tenney, ca. 1889; Written by Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924); USA; pen and black ink on paper; 11.8 × 15.4 cm (4 5/8 × 6 1/16 in.) 13.8 × 17.8 cm (5 7/16 × 7 in.) ; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-31

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