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A Book of Nonsense - Edward Lear

Title : A Book of Nonsense
Author : Edward Lear (1846)
Publisher : Project Gutenberg
Edition : October 8, 2004

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Edward Lear, Syra, Ermoupoli (1864)

Edward Lear, View of Ermoupoli, Syros.
Inscribed ‘Syra. Ermoupoli. June 1. 5.30 AM/ 182′ and dated ‘1864’ l.r. Watercolour. 17 x 32 cm. (6¾ x 12½ in.) 75 more words

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A Day in the Studio with Edward Lear

Another previously unpublished letter Edward Lear sent to William Holman Hunt exactly 150 years ago (see Diary 6.x.64). This one contains a humorous description of a day in Lear’s London studio while he is trying to do some work. 596 more words

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Edward Lear, Auribeau (1868)

Edward Lear, Auribeau.
Signed with monogram l.r., inscribed ‘Abribeau’ and dated ‘1868’ l.l. Watercolour. 33 x 51.5 cm. (13 x 20 1/4 in.)

Lear was in Cannes until April of 1868.

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Edward Lear, Luxor (1854)

Edward Lear, Luxor.
Extensively inscribed throughout; inscribed, dated and numbered ‘Luxor 17 Feby 1854/ 6/2 PM/ 217′ (lower right); inscribed ‘No. 6 single’ (verso). Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour.  60 more words

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Edward Lear, Venice (1865)

Edward Lear, Venice.
Inscribed ’18th 7 20. Nov. 1865. 3.30′. Watercolour over pencil. 29.5 x 49 cm. (11 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

The present watercolour dates from Lear’s second trip to Venice in November 1865.

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