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Creator:
George Francis Lyon, 1795–1832, British
Title:
A Tuarez of Ghraat (Ghat?) Fezzan (Libya)
Date:
1819
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (19.1 × 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper center: "A Tuarick of Ghrach | a state near Fezzan | His vest is of leather."; inscribed in black ink, lower right: "G.F. Lyon, Tripoli. May | 1819"

Watermark

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "G. F. Lyon", "May" | "1819"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.633
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
scarves | sword | Tuareg
Associated Places:
Awbari | Fezzan | Ghat | Libya
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12576
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