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The remains of the great Temple in Palmira seen from the west

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View of ruins looking down an avenue of corinthian columns towards an archway, with other groups of columns in the background to left and to right, rubble in the foreground and figures in oriental dress, includinga two men sitting in the centre foreground, one of them drawing; published state. 1756. Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher-Robert Sayer
Inscription: Lettered with the title below in English and French and with keys 1-6 to the buildings, and "Printed for Robt. Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street London 1756.", at top right with plate number: "3"
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Palmyra, Homs Governate, Central Syria, Syria

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