At Easter the neighbourhood of Jericho is frequented by Pilgrims, who come to purify themselves in the River Jordan.
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A view of the interior of the Chapel of Elijah on Mount Sinai, Egypt. The Orthodox chapel encloses an outcrop of rock that tradition equates with the source for the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments.
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Group of horseriders on a plateau overlooking a landscape with the city of Sebaste, formely Samaria.
The figures introduced were all drawn on the spot, and convey an accurate representation of the female costume of Nazareth.
Constantinople and its environs. The “Subterranean Palace” still remains a cistern filled with water.
The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.
The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
The View is taken from the highway leading from Jerusalem through Jericho, and forming a part of the road, by which Jerusalem was connected with the countries on the Euphrates
The grandeur of the ruins of Baalbek can best be appreciated by the large drawings in this Work of the eastern portico of the temple
Street market with fruit and vegetable vendors and supervisors. The Sehzade Mosque in Instanbul in the background.