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

Abu Simbel, 10:30 am, 9 February 1867 (383)

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink, and white gouache, over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches (9.8 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "10.30 AM Feby 9. 1867. Abou Simbl"; in brown ink, lower right: "(383)"Verso: in graphite, upper left: "up 92 | next Lowest Top"; in graphite, lower center: "A"; in graphite, center right: "230" encircled

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.208
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | lake | landscape | monument | sand | stone | temples | valleys (landforms) | water
Associated Places:
Abu Simbel | Africa | Aswan High Dam | Egypt | Lake Nasser | Nubia | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5258
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The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [85], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

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The natural history of Edward Lear, Princeton University Press, Princeton, p. 103, fig. 104, QH31.L424 P43 2021 (YCBA)


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