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Ancient rock-cut watch-tower overlooking the valleys of El Ghor and Akabah. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849.

  • Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
Date
[1849]
Reference
35575i
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The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia
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Publication/Creation

[London (20 Threadneedle Street)] : [F.G. Moon], [1849]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph with tint plate, with watercolour and gum arabic.

Lettering

Approach to Petra. An ancient watchtower commanding the valley of El Ghor ; Feby 5th 1839

Creator/production credits

David Roberts travelled in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly Egypt, from 1838 to 1839. During his journey, Roberts produced a great number of sketches. He developed these into watercolours, which were the basis for the series of 247 lithographs called The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, published between 1842 and 1849

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, 385.III.93
The Holy Land, London 1990, IV-42

Lettering note

Bears number in pencil : 93

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35575i

Languages

  • English


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