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Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British
Title:
El Areesh
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches (4.4 x 11.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "5.20.AM. April 1. El Arish"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "A.35"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper left: "176 up"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Middle line | middle." inscribed in graphite, upper right: "370"; inscribed in graphite, center: "middle-right" (crossed out with brown ink line)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.327
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
camels (mammals) | genre subject | landscape | moon | sand | sky
Associated Places:
Africa | Arish, Wadi el | Egypt | Sinai Peninsula
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5379
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