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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Philae
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, sligtly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 5 11/16 inches (8.3 x 14.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Pilae 3.AM."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower right: "528"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, center: "147. Longwise | middleline | right"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.250
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
island | landscape | river | river | rocks (landforms) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan High Dam | Egypt | Nile | Philae
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5302
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