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

Near Maharraka, 6:00 p.m., February 13, 1867 (458)

Additional Title(s):

Near Maharraqa

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches (6.3 x 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near Maharraka. 6.PM. 13. Feby. 1867. (Seyaal village?); inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(458)"; on mount, inscribed in graphite, lower right: "252"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "252"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.227
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | hills | lake | landscape | palm trees | river | river | riverbank | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Nubia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5279
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