Petra, Upper or Eastern End of the Valley

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London: Day & Son for FG Moon, 1842-45. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe after Roberts, 33 x 52.5 cm, slight marginal waterstaining. From the first edition of ‘The Holy Land’ which, with ‘Egypt and Nubia’, form “one of the most important and elaborate ventures in nineteenth-century publishing, and … the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph” (Abbey). The Royal Tombs carved into the east cliff are among Petra’s most impressive facades. Abbey, Travel, 385.

Title

Petra, Upper or Eastern End of the Valley

Artist(s)

ROBERTS, David

Engraver(s)

HAGHE, Louis

Publisher

Day & Son for FG Moon

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1842-45

Printed Area Measurements

33 x 52.5 cm

Colour

original