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File:Frederic Edwin Church - Niagara Falls - WGA04867.jpg

Title Niagara Falls
Date 1857
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 106.5 cm (41.9 in). Width: 229.9 cm (90.5 in).
Accession number 76.15
Credit line Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund
References The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Source/Photographer 1. Web Gallery of Art:   Inkscape.svg Image  Information icon.svg Info about artwork
2. The Bridgeman Art Library, Object 445386


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