Edward Lear (1812-1888)

Edward Lear is now most famous for his nonsense poems. During his lifetime he was just as well known as an artist, producing illustrations of birds and animals for natural history books, and travelling the world to make watercolours and drawings of distant places.


HE TRAVELLED THROUGH ABRUZZI BETWEEN THE 26TH OF JULY 1843 AND THE 14TH OF OCTOBER 1844