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The tomb of Zechariah in the valley of Jehoshaphat, Israel. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1842.

  • Roberts, David, 1796-1864
Date:
[1842]
Reference:
34605i
Part of:
The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia
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Publication/Creation

[London (20 Threadneedle Street)] : [F.G. Moon], [1842]

Physical description

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

Lettering

Tomb of Zechariah valley of Jehoshaphat

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34605i

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, 385.I.9
The Holy Land, London 1990, I-36

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

Lettering note

Bears number in pencil : 9

Notes

The entire series of 247 lithographs was divided into six volumes, which were also available as two separate publications of three volumes each. The three volumes of Middle Eastern subjects are called The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, often referred to as "The Holy Land". The remaining three volumes are called Egypt & Nubia

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