The Nile from Gezira

Place Africa: Egypt, Cairo
Accession Number ART02821
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 26.4 x 34 cm; unframed: 17.2 x 25.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on wood panel
Maker Lambert, George
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Gezira
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a landscape seen across the Nile from the island of Gezireh, with two small sailing boats (Felucca) on dark blue water. Palm trees and two animals stand on the bank, and a town covers the hills on the other side of the water. Gezira (Arabic for 'island'), is an island in the Nile at Cairo, noted for its gardens. Gezira is actually the name of the island where this painting was made.