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Source:   Maps -- Ancient


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A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city.

Image ID: 1638599

A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city. (1853)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city.

Published Date

: 1853

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 35.5 x 51.5 cm.

Notes

: This highly-detailed aerial view of ancient Jerusalem incorporates the best of biblical scholarship of its time. Important sites are indicated by numbers keyed to the legend at the bottom, with the Temple having a separate set of alphabetical references denoting a special level of detail befitting its importance. Note the crucifixion taking place on the hill (labelled "69. Golgotha.") in the upper center of the right half of the picture. ....
[See More...] Note 2.) Vertical fold line at center. Stains at bottom border. Includes key to places of interest. Written on border: "July 16, 1853"

Original Source

: From Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion. (Boston : M. M. Ballou, 1854-1859) .

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Maps -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (9 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MAPS-Anc

Digital ID

: 1638599

Record ID

: 1770445

Digital Item Published

: 12-23-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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