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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Shelaal, 2:30 am, 29 January 1867 (260)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in black ink and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper mounted on thick, moderately texured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 × 10 3/4 inches (7 × 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Shelaal. 2.30. PM. Jany 29 1867"; in black ink, lower right: "(260)"; Verso: in graphite, center: "173 | D. Gallup"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.163
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boat | figures | hills | landscape | palm trees | river | river | riverbank | rocks (landforms) | valleys (landforms) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan | Egypt | Nile | Nubia | Nubia
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5198
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