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Drawing, Niagara Falls

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated October 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on dark 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

27.5 x 31.3 cm (10 13/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in black ink, at lower left: Museum for Arts of Decoration - Cooper Union [Lugt 457c] Verso: Stamped in black ink, at lower center: Museum of Arts of Decoration - Cooper Union [Lugt 457c]

It is inscribed

Dated in graphite, at lower right: Oct 1856

Cite this object as

Drawing, Niagara Falls; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on dark brown paper; 27.5 x 31.3 cm (10 13/16 x 12 5/16 in.) ; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-33-b

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