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Print, Tenaya Cañon, from Glacier Point, Yosemite, 1872

This is a Print. It was created by James D. Smillie (American, 1833-1909) and engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1870-1880). It is dated 1872 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is wood engraving on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Gilbert White Rose and Henry Martin Rose II. It is credited Gift of Gilbert White Rose and Henry Martin Rose II.

Its dimensions are

Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); 1/2 in. depth

Cite this object as

Print, Tenaya Cañon, from Glacier Point, Yosemite, 1872; James D. Smillie (American, 1833-1909) ; USA; wood engraving on off-white wove paper; Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); 1/2 in. depth; Gift of Gilbert White Rose and Henry Martin Rose II; 1945-69-9468

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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