1796 - 1864
The Doorway, Baalbec

Subscription and first edition lithograph
Full plate 81
Presented in a acid free mount

Hand coloured lithograph printed in 1847 by F.G. Moon and Son.

Through it had begun to rain as Roberts rode on towards the Roman ruins at Baalbek and he felt ill with fever, he was so struck with the magnificence of the great temple that he could not resist visiting it at once. “The beauty of its form, the exquisite richness of its ornament, and the vast magnitude of its dimensions, are altogether unparalleled.”