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

Near Mereeh or Garf Hossayn, 4:00 pm, 31 January 1867 (302)

Additional Title(s):

Near Ma'mariya or Gerf Hussein, 4.00PM, 31 January, 1867

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/16 x 7 inches (5.9 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower left: "near Merieh or Garf Hosayn. 4. PM. 31. Jan.4.1867"; in brown ink, lower right: "302"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.176
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | monument | palm trees | river | river | riverbank | ruins | sky | structures (single built works) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan | Egypt | Nile | Nubia | Nubia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5213
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