Haghe after Roberts The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-49) {by 1860} SLV [PR]

Haghe, Louis (1806-85; Belgian/English), after Roberts, David (1796-1864; Scottish) The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-49) 250 coloured lithographs in 6 volumes Purchased by 1860 State Library of Victoria (Rare Books collection)  [photo: Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth (Vol.1, pl.31)] This substantial collection, published in two 3-volume sets, with accompanying explanatory texts, was acquired

Thompson, Edward Maunde (1840-1929; English)

Pre-Felton material donated by Thompson: Frith Syria & Palestine {1860} SLV [PH] Frith Ancient Egypt {c.1870} SLV [PH] Frith Modern Egypt {c.1870} SLV [PH] Thompson is recorded as having donated these collections of Frith’s photographs of the Middle East to the Melbourne Public Library during its opening decades, apparently in response to specific requests from Melbourne’s Trustees. Later known as a