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

Gebel Sheikh Abu Fodde, 7:30 am, 4 March 1867 (590)

Additional Title(s):

Gebel Sheikh Abu Foda

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (8.6 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "[...] sand | [...] W"; in pen and brown ink, center left: "blue"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Gebel Sheikh Abou Fodde. 7.30 AM. March 4. 1867."; in pen and brown ink, lower right:"(590)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "159 up"; in graphite, center: "next above lowest"; in graphite, upper center: "315"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.281
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cliffs | figures (representations) | landscape | river | river | rocks (landforms) | structures (single built works) | water | windows
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt | Nile
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5333
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