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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Near Ekhmim
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, cochineal, pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 15/16 x 10 15/16 inches (7.5 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: " Near Ekmmm. 9.30.PM. 11.Jany. 1867."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Pelican | Domes white"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "(124)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "29 up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next below Top"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.116
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (representations) | landscape | mosques | mounds | river | sand | trees
Associated Places:
Africa | Akhmim | Nile | Upper Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5140
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