View of the ruined city of Palmyra seen from the north-east (the middle and right-hand parts of the plate)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA66940
Artist/PhotographerBorra, Giovanni Battista (1713-1786)
CountrySyria
CityPalmyra
Subject Date1751
Image Date1751
ViewTopographical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/143 f.1 part 2
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This plate was printed on three sheets. This image shows the middle and right-hand sheets. This is one of a series of drawings Borra made to be engraved for the work by Robert Wood, The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the desart (London, 1753).

Subject tags

towns & cities, ruins, archaeological sites, temples