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Drawing, Sketches of a Domed Structure, Ship, and Hotel

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. 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.

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

Its dimensions are

8.7 × 12.1 cm (3 7/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in pencil, upper left (artist's hand): Beyrout; in graphite, upper margin (artist's hand): yellow blot; Verso: Inscribed in graphite, upper left (artist's hand): January 14th/ 68; in graphite, lower center (artist's hand): Door Beyrout; in graphite, center (artist's hand): red/ woman/ all white/ excepting copper green/ be /veil over face/ Beyrout; in graphite, lower right: 1917-4-896 I79.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches of a Domed Structure, Ship, and Hotel ; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on cream paper; 8.7 × 12.1 cm (3 7/16 × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-896

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