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Drawing, Distant View over Hilltops

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, oil on paperboard with orange back. 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

Height 22 x Width 30.5 cm

It is inscribed

Place and date, bottom right.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Distant View over Hilltops; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, oil on paperboard with orange back; Height 22 x Width 30.5 cm; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-418-b

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