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Drawing, Smoke Rising from Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on buff 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

27.4 x 45.4 cm (10 13/16 x 17 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite,at lower left: 1857// 1789// 68

Cite this object as

Drawing, Smoke Rising from Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on buff paper; 27.4 x 45.4 cm (10 13/16 x 17 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-101-a

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