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Pyramids at Gîza, Egypt. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1848.

  • Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
Date
1 June 1848
Reference
33290i
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Publication/Creation

London (20 Threadneedle Street) : F.G. Moon, 1 June 1848.

Physical description

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

Lettering

Pyramids of Geezeh

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. 1, 272.II.67
Michèle Hannoosh, 'Horace Vernet's 'Orient': photography and the Eastern Mediterranean in 1839, part II', The Burlington magazine, 2016, 158: 430-439 (pp. 430-431)

Lettering note

Bears number in pencil : 67

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33290i

Languages

  • English


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