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Creator William Paton Burton, 1828–1883, British
Title The Market Place, Tanta, Egypt
Alternate Title(s) The Market Place, Tanga, Egypt
Date 1874
Medium Watercolor, with pen in gray ink, black ink, brown ink, blue ink and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 14 7/16 × 20 1/2 inches (36.7 × 52.1 cm)
Inscribed in pen, with gray ink, lower left: "Market Place | Ianra Egypt", Signed and dated in pen with gray ink, lower left: "WPBurton 1874"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.3.1105
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms camels | cityscape | desert | landscape | livestock | minaret
Place Represented Africa | Egypt | Misr | Tanta

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art, Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 76, pl. 76, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

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