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

Bab el Kalabshe

Additional Title(s):

Bab al-Kalabsha

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 5/8 x 7 9/16 inches (6.7 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "5.10.PM.16.Feby.1867. Babel Kalabshe."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower right: "(501)"; Verso; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "269"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.242
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | river | river | riverbank | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5294
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