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Drawing, Floating Iceberg, July 15, 1859

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 15, 1859 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.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

31.2 × 45.6 cm (12 5/16 × 17 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: July 15th

Cite this object as

Drawing, Floating Iceberg, July 15, 1859; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on cream paper; 31.2 × 45.6 cm (12 5/16 × 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-744-c

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