Ravine at Petra

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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.

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