A digital painting using classics in DAP, Gimp & FastStone of The Ferry to Giza, Egypt 1838
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‘The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia’ by David Roberts 1838.
David Roberts Scottish painter born Stockbridge, Edinburgh 24 October 1796 died London 25 November 1864.
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).