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Drawing, Horseshoe Fall from the North, Niagara

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 1858 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on light-brown wove 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

35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Dated in graphite, at bottom right: [1858, September] Verso: Numbered in graphite, at top edge, one through eight.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Horseshoe Fall from the North, Niagara; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on light-brown wove paper; 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) ; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-55-b

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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