The Site of Petra

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London: Day & Son for FG Moon, 1842-45. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe after Roberts, 36 x 51.5 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). A general view of the Nabataean settlement at Petra, looking back along the valley from the commercial and adminstrative centre of the site towards the royal tombs. Abbey, Travel, 385.

Title

The Site of 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

36 x 51.5 cm

Colour

original