A 19th century Dahabieh, or River Nile Sailing Boat

Dennis Melling

Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania

Artist's Description

A digital painting using classical DAP, of a Dahabieh or Nile Sailing Boat at the Fortress of Ibrim Nubia
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The original image was obtained from oldbookart.com from the following copyright free source:
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Egypt and Nubia (1846-1849) by David Roberts
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David Roberts Scottish painter born Stockbridge, Edinburgh 24 October 1796 died London 25 November 1864.
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In 1838 and 1839, David Roberts spent eleven months travelling and sketching throughout Egypt from Alexandria to Abu Simbel and through Sinai to Petra, Jerusalem, Palestine, and Lebanon. The 247 lithographs that Belgian engraver Louis Haghe then produced at the rate of one a month from the drawings executed during Roberts’ trip were published in six volumes as “The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia” (1842-1846) and “Egypt and Nubia” (1846-1849).

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