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Drawing, Sketches from the Rio Magdalene, Columbia: Botanical Studies and a Church, May 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on gray 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: 21.5 x 27.6 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Impressed with Caduceus, flanked by E and B in shield.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at top right: organges and plantans; at center: Palm / Coco / C[oco] / Church; at bottom: W Plant by the water - resembles the palm

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches from the Rio Magdalene, Columbia: Botanical Studies and a Church, May 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 27.6 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-95

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