Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Edward Lear, 1812–1888, British

Title:
Philae, 5:20 pm, 30 January 1867 (275)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 9/16 x 7 1/4 inches (9 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Philae | 30 Jany 1867. | 5.20 PM"; in brown ink, lower center: "Tobacco on sand- | 2 feet high. [?] floweres- | also [vetehes | a Lupines?]"; in broen ink, lower right: "275"; Verso: in graphite, upper left: "75.up | Top right"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald C. Gallup, Yale BA 1934, PhD 1939
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1997.7.167
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
rocks (landforms) | river | river | landscape | sky | vegetation | structures (single built works) | ruins | temples | water
Associated Places:
Egypt | Philae | Nile | Africa
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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:5203