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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Outside the Walls of Suez, 8:30 a.m., 17 January 1849 (54)
Date:
1849
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 5 1/16 inches (19.4 x 12.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed with pen in brown ink over graphite, lower left: "8 -/2.a.m."; in brown ink, center right: "outside the | walls of Suez."; in brown ink over graphite, lower right: "54"; Verso: in graphite, lower center: "D. Gallup"; in graphite, upper right: "41."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.54
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | camels (mammals) | figure (illustration) | genre subject | harnesses | robes | saddles | studies (visual works) | tassels
Associated Places:
Africa | As-Suways | Egypt | Suez | Urban
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4914
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