The Holy Land
Special Collections: Stack + DS/107/RM28 v.4
Day & Son
This beautiful set of books provides a fascinating visual and textual introduction to the Middle East and North Africa. This image of the Sphinx, with its mellow shadowing and tiny human figures for perspective, conveys the stark awe of Europeans encountering Egypt.
The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / after lithographs by Louis Hache from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, with historical descriptions by George Croly.
Roberts, David, 1796-1864, “The Holy Land,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 2, 2022, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8242.