Item E. W. Lane MSS 8.09 - Sunrise at Giza

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E. W. Lane MSS 8.09


Sunrise at Giza


  • c. 1825-1876 (Creation)

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1 watercolour

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View of the sunrise (or sunset) at the Giza pyramid field:

  • monochrome watercolour
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  • 17.7 x 9.9 cm
  • no annotations

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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  • Binding loose
  • Foxing has caused discolouration around edges of mount

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  • Image based on this illustration in E.W. Lane (publ. J. Thompson 2000) Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia, Made During the Years 1825, -26, -27 and -28. Cairo. Figure 26.

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