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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Es Shoorafa, near Mensheeh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on thick, moderately textured wove paper, mounted on very thick, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/16 x 6 15/16 inches (6.2 x 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "Es Shoorafa-near Mensheeh. 11.AM. March.1.1867."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(574)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.267
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | domes | figures (representations) | landscape | palm trees | river | river | riverbank | sand | sky | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Al-Manshah | Nile | Sohag | Upper Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5319
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