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Drawing, Study of Palm Tree, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. 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

27.5 x 24.4 cm (10 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

In brown pigment lower left: Jamaica June 65

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Palm Tree, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard; 27.5 x 24.4 cm (10 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-674-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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