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Plate 174 Approach to the Fortress of Ibrim, Nubia - After David Roberts
  • Plate 174 Approach to the Fortress of Ibrim, Nubia - After David Roberts

    This Full Plate Lithograph shows an expansive view of the River Nile on the approach to the ruins of the fortress of Qasr Ibrim on the cliff-tops to the left. This is in lower Nubia close to the city of Aswan. The felucca in the foreground is flying a Red British Ensign which shows this was the boat Roberts was using to navigate the Nile during his tour.

     

    The drawings and watercolours from this sketching trip by David Roberts of the Holy Land and Egypt were collated together into folios and released over a seven year period by the publisher F.G. Moon from 20 Threadneedle Street London. This lithograph is an original First Edition version (1842-1849).

     

    Medium: Original First Edition Lithograph, Full Plate, hand coloured on thick woven paper.

     

    Plate 174.

     

    Inscribed l.l. 'Approach to the Fortress of Ibrim, Nubia', l.r. 'David Roberts R.A, - L Haghe lith', 31.1 x 47.8 cm, mounted.

      £600.00Price
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