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

Philae

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, smooth, wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/16 x 3 5/16 inches (5.2 x 8.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "9.AM.Feb 19.1867." ; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Philse"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "533"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "533"; inscribed in graphite on mount, lower right: "280"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.251
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | island | landscape | river | river | rocks (landforms) | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Aswan High Dam | Egypt | Nile | Philae
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5303
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