Horeau MSS 37.1
- 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 watercolour and drawing of a plan of the great temple at Abu Simbel, including a separate drawing of the four seated statues of the king and the gods at (115). Along the bottom edge of the watercolour are handwritten notes: 'GRAND TEMPLE D'IBSAMBOUL NUBIE.R.O'. On the mount is a handwritten note: 'Grand Temple d'Ibsamboul'.
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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
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Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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- 24.5 by 34 cm
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- Published in Porter and Moss vii.97; vii.110A.
- Reproduced in the publication Panorama d'Égypte et de Nubie (1841, figs. on p. 34 [upper and verso upper; significantly modified]).
- 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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