There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1917

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Abaye Palm, Mt. Salus, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on brown 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

Sheet: 44.1 x 27.5 cm (17 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower center: Lugt 457c Verso: Stamped in ink twice, at lower left: Lugt 457e

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with figures; at top right: 2 rich gold brown / 3 gold green / 4 brown seeds / 6 gold middle / and brown edges; at lower left: Lower drooping leaves dead brown and grey / Row of leaves just above green in / middle but tips and edges like dead / leaves; at lower right: Stem yellowish grey / spines blackish / Jamaica June / 65 / Mt. Salus; and at bottom right: ["Ap" struck out] / Abaye Palm

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abaye Palm, Mt. Salus, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite, brush and white gouache on brown paper; Sheet: 44.1 x 27.5 cm (17 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-9

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18202733/ |title=Drawing, Abaye Palm, Mt. Salus, Jamaica |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 August 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>