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

Near Garf Hosayn

Additional Title(s):

Gerf Hussein

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 11/16 x 6 11/16 inches (6.8 x 17 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "5.PM. 31. Jany. 1867l near Garf Horayn."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "305."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.177
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | riverbank | rocks (landforms) | structure (single built work) | trees | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Lake Nasser | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5215
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