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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 on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 x 10 13/16 inches (6.7 x 27.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "2.20.PM. Jany 26. 1867. Gebel Es silsilis."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "(235)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "58 up | Lowest"; inscribed in graphite, center left: "166"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.155
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | river | riverbank | rocks (landforms) | ruins | sky | structures (single built works) | temples | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Silsilah, Jabal as (hill)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5187
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