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

Below Ekhmim

Additional Title(s):

Below Akhmim

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 x 7 1/16 inches (6.4 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "6.15.PM. March 1.1867. below Ekminn. Shadoofs, black off gold. all banks deep [treson?] black. (577)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, lower left: "309"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.269
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | river | river | riverbank | sky | structures (single built works) | sunset | water
Associated Places:
Africa | Akhmim | Nile | Sohag | Upper Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5321
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