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The Holy Tree of Meterah, Egypt. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849.

Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
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1 July 1849

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The Coptic and Greek Christians believe this ancient sycamore tree to be the one under which the Holy Family rested when they fled from Bethlehem into Egypt to avoid the persecution of Herod

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The Holy Tree, Meterah ; David Roberts R.A. L. Haghe lith

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London (20 Threadneedle Street) : F.G. Moon, 1 July 1849.

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

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  • English

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The Holy Tree of Meterah, Egypt. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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