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Creator:
Print made by Charles William Cain, 1893–1962, British
Title:
A Tigris Night
Date:
undated
Medium:
Drypoint on medium, slightly textured, light blue-green laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 x 18 1/16 inches (36.3 x 45.8 cm) and Plate: 9 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches (25.1 x 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "23. 90."; in graphite, lower left: "A Tigris night EZRA'S TOMB."; in graphite, on back, lower left: "2[...]6 3600"; in red ink, on back, lower left: "'33-72-1814"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left, in monogram: "CW" within larger C

signed in black ink, lower center: "Charles W Cain"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Copyright information
Accession Number:
B1994.4.78
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | architecture | buildings | dome | evening | figure | Islamic (Muslim) | landscape | minaret | monument | night | palm trees | religious building | river | shore (landform) | smoke | steam | steamboat | tomb | trees | wall
Associated Places:
Al-Uzair | Asia | Ezra's Tomb | Iraq | Maysan | Mesopotamia | Middle East | Qal‘at Salih | Tigris
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33455
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