Edward Lear, Howara (1849)

Edard Lear, Near Ain Howara, Sinai Peninsula.
Extensively inscribed, dated ’19 January 1849, 4.30 pm’, pen and ink. 19.7 x 40.2 cm. (7 3/4 x 16 in.)

Lear’s first visited Egypt in January 1849, he spent a week in Cairo before setting out for Sinai, he travelled down the west coast of the Sinai peninsula before turning inland towards the mountains.


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