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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Philae, 5:20 pm, 30 January 1867 (275)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 9/16 x 7 1/4 inches (9 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Philae | 30 Jany 1867. | 5.20 PM"; in brown ink, lower center: "Tobacco on sand- | 2 feet high. [?] floweres- | also [vetehes | a Lupines?]"; in broen ink, lower right: "275"; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "75.up | Top right"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.167
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | river | rocks (landforms) | ruins | sky | structures (single built works) | temples | vegetation | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Philae
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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:5203
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