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Creator:
Tobin, Catherine, Lady.
Title(s):

Shadows of the East, or, Slight sketches of scenery, persons, and customs : from observations during a tour in 1853 and 1854, in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey and Greece / by Catherine Tobin ; with maps and illustrations.

Additional Title(s):

Shadows of the East

Slight sketches of scenery, persons, and customs

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855.
Physical Description:
xiv, 256, ix p., [21] leaves of plates : col. ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS48 .T63 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Tinted lithographs after John Brenan and Col. R.C. Crawford. Plates printed by Day & Son.
"Outline of journey."--P. [vii]-xii.
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-tooled red cloth; patterned endpapers.
Subject Terms:
C hron. 1855.
Day & Son -- Printer.
Egypt -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Greece -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans -- Publisher.
Middle East -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Palestine -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Syria -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Turkey -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1855.
Contributors:
Brenan, John, 1796-1865, ill.
Crawford, Robert Fitzgerald, 1809-1895, ill.
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  • Contents of the plates: Vincenzo Belluta (Dragoman)
  • "Clothilde"
  • A Ghawázee
  • Assouan
  • Green Convent, Mount Sinai
  • Interior of Green Convent, Mount Sinai
  • Sheikh of the Desert
  • Damascus Gate, Jerusalem
  • Crypt of Holy Sepulchre
  • Dead Sea
  • Fountain of the Virgin, Nazareth
  • Mount Tabor
  • Souk Barrada
  • Ruins of Eastern Portico, Baalbed
  • "Sweet Waters of Europe"
  • Entrance to the Black Sea
  • Athens
  • Map of Route
  • Map of Nile
  • Map of Palestine.

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