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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Salahiyeh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, blue wove paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/16 x 9 inches (8.7 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, over graphite, lower left: "Salahiyeh | 5.20.AM. March 26 1867. no camel up so early. a di[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.316
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | camp sites (temporary settlements) | landscape | palm trees | sand | sky | smoke | structure (single built work) | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | As Salihiyah | Egypt
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5368
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