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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Near Wady Halfeh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (8.3 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near Wady Halfes. 10AM. Feby 6-(but make it "sunset.) 1867; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(357)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "99 up"; inscribed in graphite, center: "next above lowest"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "217"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.198
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure (representation) | hill | landscape | riverbank | stone | structures (single built works) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Sudan | Wadi Halfa
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5241
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