"An Accurate Map of the Holy Land", Bowen, Emanuel
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1757 (circa)
Publication: A Complete System of Geography
Color: Hand Color
9 x 12.5 inches
22.9 x 31.8 cm
A beautiful copper engraved map of the Holy Land including part of Syria from Tripoli down to Gaza on the Mediterranean coast. Shows tribal areas including the Ammonites, Israelites & Amalekites along the east. Attractive cartouche with shell, leaf, flower and scroll motifs. Compass rose with fleur-de-lys.
References: Laor #126
Dark, crisp impression on fine hand laid paper. Hint of soil or light ink in Mediterranean, else fine.