Wednesday 21 June


Pretty cornfields and oak trees, with a stream and high, arched bridge. We soon begin to ascend the shoulder of the Dirphe range, and after an hour or so, it became very fine — a perfect carpet of Arbutus as far as the eye could reach, myrtle and lentisk likewise. {sketches 59, 60, 61, 62, 63}

Edward Lear, Near Kymi, 21 June 1848
Private Collection
Edward Lear, Vrisi on the island of Euboea, 21 June 1848
VIS4491, reproduced by kind permission of Museums Sheffield
Edward Lear, Mount Dirphys, 21 June 1848
Private Collection
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