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Mr. DAVID BOMBERG and Mrs. STEWART ERSKINE : The Ancient City of Petra '


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THIS evening's duologue is the result of an adventurous visit paid to Petra, famous as ' the rose-red city half as old as time,' by Mr. Bomberg and his wife in 1924. Mr. Bomberg was the first painter to work in this ancient city of Arabia since the visit of David Roberts in the early part of the last century. They stayed there for six months, living under canvas, and with an armed escort sent for their protection by the Government of Trans-Jordania. They were visited there by Mrs. Stewart Erskine , the well-known authoress and traveller, who will exchange reminiscences this evening with Mr. Bomberg. The letter's exhibition of pictures at the Leicester Galleries on his return from Petra aroused great interest in artistic circles. He is now holding a private exhibition in his studio at [address removed], and any reader who wishes to obtain an invitation should write to him there.


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Mr. DAVID BOMBERG and Mrs. STEWART ERSKINE : The Ancient City of Petra '

5XX Daventry, 27 June 1928 21.15

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