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Drawing, Landscape near Petra, February 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated February 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil on thin cream board. 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

25.4 x 32.9 cm (10 x 12 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and oil, lower center: Feb/68

Cite this object as

Drawing, Landscape near Petra, February 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil on thin cream board; 25.4 x 32.9 cm (10 x 12 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-683-a

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