Antique Map of the Holy Land, Israel

Productnr.: BGI-00220

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Antique map titled 'Generaale Kaart van het Beloofde Land (..)'. Large, detailed map of the Holy Land based on De Wit`s map. West is oriented to the top of the map, which is spanned by a large title cartouche draped in a garland held aloft by six cherubs. The Mediterranean is filled with various types of ships and boats, including a depiction of Jonah and the whale. The map is divided into the twelve tribes of Israel. Several roads are depicted and the route of the Children of Israel through the desert. At bottom center is an engraving of the Tabernacle surrounded by the twelve tribes and flanked by Moses and Aaron.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1792

Overall size: 65.5 x 53.5 cm.