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Figures in the slave market, Cairo. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849.

  • Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
Date
[1849]
Reference
33905i
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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

In the slave market at Cairo ; David Roberts R.A. L. Haghe lith

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.III.113

Lettering note

Bears number in pencil : 113

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33905i

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  • English


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