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

Gebel Sheikh Eredi

Additional Title(s):

Gebel el-Sheikh el-Haridi

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 x 10 3/4 inches (7.6 x 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "G. S. Eredi. 10. Jany. 1867. 3.20.PM."; inscribed in pen and black ink lower right; "119"; inscribed in pen and black ink, center right: "185[?] | 1854"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "28 up | Middle"; inscribed in graphite, upper right:: "116"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.112
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cliffs | landscape | river | 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:5136
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