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

Gebel Sheikh Eredi, (Pigeon House of Er Raineh)

Additional Title(s):

Gebel el-Sheikh el Haridi

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, white gouache, pen and cochineal ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 x 8 9/16 inches (7.8 x 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "Gebel Skh Eredi. 10.Jany 1867. (Pigeon house of Er Raineh.1.15.PM."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(116)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "27. up | Lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.110
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | river | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Nile | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5134
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