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

Mellawi

Additional Title(s):

Mallawi

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/4 x 10 13/16 inches (5.7 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "mellawi. Jany. 7. 1867. -8.AM."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(91)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center left: "19. up. | Middle"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.96
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | figures (representations) | island | landscape | river | river | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Mallawi | Nile
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5119
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