Horeau MSS 44
- 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 of a view of both rock-cut temples at Abû Simbel from the river Nile. On the mount is a handwritten note: 'Vue d'ensemble des temples d'Isamboul'.
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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
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Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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- 48.3 by 36.8 cm
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- Published in Porter and Moss vii.95A.
- Reproduced in the publication Panorama d'Égypte et de Nubie (1841, pl. xxxiii [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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