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1917

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Drawing, Erupting Volcano (Cotopaxi), September 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on 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

24.3 × 41 cm (9 9/16 × 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Erupting Volcano (Cotopaxi), September 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paper; 24.3 × 41 cm (9 9/16 × 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1332-a

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