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The shore at Sur, ancient Tyre, Lebanon. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1843.
- Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
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[London (20 Threadneedle Street)] : [F.G. Moon], 
1 print : lithograph with tint plate, with watercolour and gum arabic ; sheet 32.8 x 49 cm
Tsur, ancient Tyre. April 27th 1839 ; David Roberts R.A.
Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, 385.II.69
Wellcome Library no. 2853469i
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