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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Silsilis
Date:
1854
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and red ink on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 x 6 1/16 inches (7.8 x 15.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in rpen and ed ink over graphite, lower right: " Silsilis | 9.AM. 27. Janr. 1854 | (138)"; Verso: inscribed in pen and black ink, left center: "28 Lowest"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "94"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, B.A. 1934, M.A. 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1999.31.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
desert | figures (representations) | landscape | men | river | river | robes | ruins | structure (single built work) | temple | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan | Egypt | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45699
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