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

El Areesh, 6:30 pm, 31 March 1867 (33)

Additional Title(s):

El Arish

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and gray ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, gray wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 x 9 inches (7.9 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink over graphite, upper right: "green blue"; in pen and gray ink over graphite, center: "amber | amber"; in pen and gray ink over graphite, lower left: "El Areesh. | 6.30. PM. March 31. 1867 | 6.30"; in pen and gray ink over graphite, lower right: "(33)"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "176 up | Top"; in graphite, upper right: "368"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.325
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camel (mammal) | evening | figures (representations) | landscape | smoke | tents
Associated Places:
Africa | Arish, Wadi al | Egypt | Sinai Peninsula
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5377
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