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

Near Belbeis

Additional Title(s):

When disturbed by the Crows, 5:00 a.m. March 24, 1867 (N.S.3)

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches (7 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink over graphite, lower left: "24.March.5.AM.- "when disturbed by the Crows."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(3)"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "168 up | next above lowest"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "347"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.305
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | figures (representations) | genre subject | landscape | moon | palm trees | sand | sky | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | Belbeis | Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5357
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