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

Philae, 6:00-6:15 am, 31 January 1867 (277)

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches (5.4 x 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "6-6.15 AM. 31 Jany 1867 hills very dark, water darkly blue. black hair | palms feather like} (277) | black"; in brown ink, upper right: blue, green, gray | blue green gray"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.168
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | palm trees | reflection | river | sunrise | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Philae
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5204
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