Ravine at Petra

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Title

Ravine at Petra

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

51 x 33.5 cm

Colour

original

Full Description

London: Day & Son for FG Moon, 1842-45. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe after Roberts, 51 x 33.5 cm, light 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). Part of the lower Siq, the ravine leading into the ancient Nabataean settlement of Petra. Abbey, Travel, 385.