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

Abu Simbel, 11-11:30 am, 8 February 1867 (374)

Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink, pen and black ink and graphite on moderately thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
13 3/4 × 20 1/8 inches (34.9 × 51.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink over graphite, lower left: "Aboo Simble | 11-11.30 AM. | 8.Feby. 1867; in gray ink, lower right: "(374)"; in graphite, verso, center; "21.Longwise | above"

Watermark: J Whatman/ Turkey Mill

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1559
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | figures (representations) | lake | landscape | monument | river | river | rocks (landforms) | sand | sculpture | shore (landform) | sky
Associated Places:
Abu Sunbul | Africa | As Said | Aswan | Egypt | Lake Nasser | Nile | Nubia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6138
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