Paintings and lithographs by David Roberts, RA of Eygptian scenes: (left to right) Dromos, or outer Court of the Great Temple at Edfou in Upper Egypt (1840); Karnac (1842); View from under the Portico of the Temple of Dendera (1842). Façade of the Pronaos and the Temple of Edfou (1842). [Click on thumbnails for larger images.]


Visual Arts and Design

Two plates illustrating Eygptian design from Owen Jones's immensely influential The Grammar of Ornament (1865). [Click on thumbnails for larger images.]

Architecture and architectural sculpture


Related Material


Burlington Fine Arts Club. Exhibition of the Art of Ancient Egypt. Printed for Burlington Fine Arts Club: London, 1895.

Ebers, Georg. Egypt: Descriptive, Historical, and Picturesque. Trans. Clara Bell. Vol. 1 & 2. Cassell: London, 1878.

Lane, Edward William. An Accent of the Manners and Customs of the Ancients. London: 1836.

Poole, Sophia. An Englishwoman in Egypt. 3 vols. London, 1836.

Thompson, Jason. Edward William Lane: The Life of the pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist. Haus Publishing: 2010. [Review by Robert Irwin in TLS (September 10, 2010): 7.]

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