Horeau MSS 32.1
- 1838 (Creation)
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1 mounted watercolour
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In the possession of Dr T. Staines-Read.
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The estate of Dr T. Staines-Read, 1967.
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Loose mounted small watercolour of a view inside the temple of Dendera, looking outwards to the temple surroundings and with two figures standing at the Roman gate. Along the bottom edge of the watercolour are small handwritten notes: 'NUBIE. R.O.', 'DANDOUR'. On the mount is a handwritten note: 'Vue et Plan du Temple de Dandour'.
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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
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Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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- 19.8 by 17.1 cm
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- Published in Porter and Moss vii.28.
- Reproduced in the publication Panorama d'Égypte et de Nubie (1841, pl. xxix [lower left]).
- Published online in 2010 on the Griffith Institute website: 'Watercolours of Egypt made by Hector Horeau in 1838, now in the Archive of the Griffith Institute' (http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/gri/4horeau_intro.html).
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