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Edward Lear, View of Deir Kadige, 1867 (1884)

Edward Lear, View of Deir Kadige, on the Nile, Egypt.
Signed with monogram and dated ‘.1884′ (lower right) and inscribed and dated ‘Deir Kadige. 1867′ (lower right) and numbered and inscribed ’67. 192 more words

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Edward Lear, Val Montone, Near Tivoli, 1840

Edward Lear, Val Montone, near Tivoli.
Inscribed and dated ’8th May, 1840′ (lower left). Pencil. 8 ½ x 16 ¼ in. (21.6 x 41.3 cm.).


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Fountains near the Byzantine wall

Here are some pictures showing progress on a scene we are finishing for the Edward lear film. This shows the Fatih gate which is that part of the wall that first gave way to the Turkish assault of 1453. 77 more words

Edward Lear, Views of Sta. Maura and Corfu

Edward Lear, View of Amaxichi and the Fort, Santa Maura; and View of Corfu from the Benitza Road, near Gastouri.
The first inscribed ‘Santa Maura’ (lower centre, in the margin), the second inscribed ‘Corfu’ (on a fragment attached to the mount). 138 more words

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Edward Lear, Near Massa, 1838

Edward Lear, Near Massa, Capri in the distance.
Inscribed and dated ‘Near Massa, 22 August/1838′ (lower left) and with extensive colour notes throughout. Pencil on buff paper.  7 more words

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WS Gilbert's Nonsense Poems

W.S. Gilbert never really wrote Nonsense; his Bab Ballads and other collections, while obviously influenced by Edward Lear ― especially in the strongly caricatural style of the pictures accompanying his poems in the early editions – are rather in the humorous narrative tradition of William Cowper’s “Diverting History of John Gilpin” and Thomas Hood’s “Miss Kilmansegg and Her Precious Leg.” 780 more words

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Sapore Café, Southwark, London

Visited: January 2014

Rated: ***

A damp morning in January London. A quest for the debtor’s prison of underrated geologist William Smith (also the father of Edward Lear. 121 more words