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

Gebel Es Silsilis

Additional Title(s):

Gebel el-Silsila

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and black ink and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/16 x 10 13/16 inches (5.2 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite; lower left: "Gebel Es Silsilis. 26' Jany. 1867. 11.30.AM." inscribed in pen with brown ink; over graphite, lower right: "(235)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "58[?] up next below top | M[hule?]; inscribed in graphite, center right: "165"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.154
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | palm trees | river | river | 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:5186
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