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Drawing, Brook and Trees

This is a Drawing. It was created by Samuel Morse. It is dated January 24, 1844 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

28.6 × 22.3 cm (11 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Morse/ Jan 24/44

Cite this object as

Drawing, Brook and Trees; Samuel Finley Breese Morse (American 1791-1872); USA; graphite on paper; 28.6 × 22.3 cm (11 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1012

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