Item Lloyd MSS 001 - Bilbeis, waterwheel or sakia [sakieh]

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Lloyd MSS 001


Bilbeis, waterwheel or sakia [sakieh]


  • 22 January 1843 (Creation)

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1 watercolour

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A waterwheel, or sakia [sakieh], beneath a Rhamnus tree (a species of buckthorn), at Bilbeis:

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  • 35.4 x 25.7 cm
  • [on mount] 'Water wheel at Belbies under a large Rhammas Tree.' (ink note)
  • [on mount] encircled '1' (pencil note)
  • [on verso of watercolour] 'Water wheel at Belbeis, under a large Rhamnus Tree. / On the S. side of the village. / 22nd January 1843.' (pencil note)

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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  • See Lloyd MSS 002 (Bilbeis, view of the settlement) which was probably painted from the other side of the waterwheel.

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