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Lava Lake, Kilauea

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Inscription

Inscribed below in pen and ink: Lava Lake / vol. Kileuea / Hawaii / S.I. March 14, 1856 Kern delt.

Marks

Annotated on verso in graphite: 184

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

March 14, 1856

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 476

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 23.6 cm (6 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.865

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors