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

Near Beer El Abt, 4:30 pm, 28 March 1867 (23)

Additional Title(s):

Near Bir el Abd

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (8.3 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "dark gray cloud | [...]"; in pen and brown ink, center right: "sand [...]"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "near (?) Beer El Abt. 4.30. PM. March 28. 1867. This "little", or "short" desert, is big & long enough"; in pen and brown ink, lower right "23)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "172 up | Lowest"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.320
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | desert | landscape | sand | sky | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | Sinai
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5372
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