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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
Gantara (Suez Canal), 5:25 am, 27 March 1867 (20)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/2 × 9 inches (8.9 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Gantara. (Suez Canal.) 5.25. AM. March 27. 1867."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "(20)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "171 up"; in graphite, center: "Lowest"; in graphite, upper right: "361"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.319
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | desert | figures (representations) | landscape | sky | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | Al Qantarah | Suez Canal
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Edward Lear and the Art of Travel (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-09-20 - 2001-01-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5371
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