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

Maharraka, 7:25 am, 14 February 1867 (463)

Additional Title(s):

Al-Maharraqa

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/8 × 6 7/8 inches (9.8 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "Maharraka. | 7.25 AM Feby. 14.1867"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(463)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "122.up"; in graphite, center: "next above lowest | Left"; upper right: "255"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.230
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | desert | figures (representations) | lake | landscape | monument | ruins | sand | sky | temple | 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:5282
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