Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2011

252 color illus.

ISBN: 9789774164101

Bookseller Code (02)

Egypt Yesterday and Today

Illustrated by David Roberts, Fabio Bourbon, and Photographs by Antonio Attini

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

The famous nineteenth-century views, with modern photographs of the same scenes.

David Roberts, one of the most skilled landscape artists of his time, set out for Egypt in 1838, where he made countless sketches of the most remarkable sites and monuments during the course of his eleven-month journey through Egypt, Sinai, and the Levant.