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Drawing, View Towards Damascus, Syria

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated April 24–May 16, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil on thin cream 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

11.3 × 48.1 cm (4 7/16 × 18 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, View Towards Damascus, Syria; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil on thin cream paperboard; 11.3 × 48.1 cm (4 7/16 × 18 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-729

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