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Drawing, Sketches from the Middle East, including the Suez Canal, January 1868

This is a Drawing. It is dated January 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

8.6 x 12.1 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, upper right (artist's hand): Jan 1868; at center: Boats with Blocks of cement for Canal/ breakwater / Suez-. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, center (artist's hand): light / Darker / silver; and again at bottom right: moon light / sky golden milky.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches from the Middle East, including the Suez Canal, January 1868; Egypt; graphite on cream paper; 8.6 x 12.1 cm (3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-72

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