Album The Holy Land David Roberts
By David Roberts R. A.
123 Coloured Facsimile Lithographs and The Journal from his visit to the Holy Land.
In 1839 the landscape artist David Roberts undertook a journey across the Sinai Peninsula to Petra and Jerusalem, along the Lebanese coast and to the mysterious Baalbec. The lithographs based on sketches which he executed during that exploration of the Holy Land won him enduring fame.
His original plates are reproduced in this book in chronological order, with commentary and extracts from his journals, and each illustration is paired with a photograph that depicts the same composition and setting a century and a half later.