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Colossal statues excavated at Abu Simbel, seen from the Nile, Egypt. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849.
- 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.
Excavated temples of Aboo Simble - Nubia ; David Roberts R.A. L. Haghe lith
Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 1, 272.II.78
Wellcome Library no. 33420i
Bears number in pencil : 78
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