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

Near Garf Hossayn, 3:40 pm, 31 January 1867 (299)

Additional Title(s):

Gerf Hussein, 3.40PM, 31 January 1867

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/16 x 7 1/16 inches (6.2 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed with pen in brown ink, lower left: "near Garf Hosayn | 3.40 PM. Janr. 31. 1867. (sky seen thru Sakkia.1(300 is ....B (299)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.175
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
desert | landscape | river | river | ruins | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Nubia | Nubia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5212
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