Petra, Jordan

The discovery of this Jordanian region was made by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784-1817) in 1812. In 1828, the French Leon-Emmanuel-Joseph-Simon, Comte de Laborde (1807-1869) and the naval officer Louis Maurice Adolphe Linant of Bellefonds (1799-1883) visited Petra for a pictorial record. The Scotsman David Roberts (1796-1864) was on the site in March 1838.

A descoberta desta região Jordana deve-se ao explorador Suiço Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784-1817) no ano de 1812. Para registo pictórico visitaram-na em 1828 os Franceses Léon-Emmanuel-Simon-Joseph, conde de Laborde (1807-1869), e o oficial da marinha Louis Maurice Adolphe Linant de Bellefonds (1799-1883). O Escocês David Roberts (1796-1864) esteve no local em Março de 1838.

Léon de Laborde (1807-1869)-'the theater from Outer Siq'-drawing

David Roberts (1796-1864)-'el Deir'-drawing

Léon de Laborde (1807-1869)-'royal tombs'-drawing

Léon de Laborde (1807-1869)-'the theater in Wadi Sabra' -drawing

Léon de Laborde (1807-1869)-'tombs near to the Qasr el Bint'-drawing

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