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Voyage De L'Arabie Pétrée par Léon de Laborde et Linant

Print
1830 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, depicting a view of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Most lithographs pasted down on India paper. The plates are numbered in accordance with the List of Plates in the volume. Each plate lettered (or inscribed as stated) with title in French and name of artist(s). Most plates also lettered with title in English and variations of Lith. de Engelmann.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleVoyage De L'Arabie Pétrée par Léon de Laborde et Linant (series title)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone
Brief description
Lithograph after a drawing by the Marquis de Laborde from a volume entitled 'Voyage De L'Arabie Pétrée par Léon de Laborde et Linant' (67 plates), from a set of 70 including title page, with descriptive text and vignettes, engraved by various artists. Paris, 1830.
Physical description
Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, depicting a view of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Most lithographs pasted down on India paper. The plates are numbered in accordance with the List of Plates in the volume. Each plate lettered (or inscribed as stated) with title in French and name of artist(s). Most plates also lettered with title in English and variations of Lith. de Engelmann.
Dimensions
  • Size of covers height: 61.3cm
  • Width: 42.5cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Marks and inscriptions
Joseph fit atteler son chariot et vint en la terre de Gessen au devant d'Israel son père, dès qu'il le vit, il se jetta son cou et pleura longtemps le tenant embrassé. (Lettered on the title page)
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
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Collection
Accession number
SP.342:1

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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