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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:

Opposite Melaghara, 5:20 PM

Additional Title(s):

Opposite Maghagha

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/16 x 5 7/8 inches (5.9 x 14.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink over graphite, lower left: "gray all. | Opposite Melaghara 5.20.P.M; in bdrown ink, center: "SEAREEF"; in bdrown ink, lower right: "Palms also, off shy. boats black 71"; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "14. up"; in graphite, lower center: "next above A"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.89
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | landscape | palm trees | river | sky | sunset
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Maghâgha | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5112
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