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Creator:
Robert Charles Goff, 1837–1922, British
Title:

The Nile

Date:
1897
Medium:
Drypoint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/16 x 8 5/8 inches (18.5 x 21.9 cm), Plate: 5 3/16 x 7 1/8 inches (13.1 x 18.1 cm), and Image: 4 15/16 x 7 1/8 inches (12.5 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "\ ? L ?"; on back, lower left: "e4658 | as-"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: ""It flows through Old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream" Leigh Hunt Assouan 1897- R. Goff"

signed in graphite, lower right: "R G. [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The Walter R. Callender, Yale BA 1894, Memorial Collection, Gift of Ivy Lee Callender, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.968
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | mountains | river | rocks (landforms) | sailboats
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37747
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