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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Near Tafa, 5:50 pm, 16 February 1867 (505A)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches (6 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "[...]"; in pen and brown ink, lower left:"5.50. PM. Feby. 16 1867. near Tafa."; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "A | 505"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "137. up | Lowest"; in graphite, upper right: "271"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.244
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | landscape | palm trees | river | river | rocks (landforms) | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile | Nubia
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5296
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