The Old Print Shop

Convent of St. Saba.

  • ARTIST: David Roberts

  • PUBLISHER: Published by F. G. Moon, London.

  • MEDIUM: Lithotint with some modern handcoloring.

    DATE: 1841-49.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 x 19 1/2" (33.2 x 49.6 cm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: This is a plate from the standard edition of "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia", from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts R.A.. Lithographed by Louis Haghe of the firm Day & Haghe, one of the earliest lithograph publishers of England, these prints were published in six volume sets over a span of eight years (1841-49). <br><br> The Holy Lavra of Saint Sabbas the Sanctified, or Mar Saba, is located in the West Bank region of Palestine.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.