Auction 113, Lot 703

"Jerusalem and Its Ruins", Redding, Wolcott M.

Subject: Holy Land - Jerusalem

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication: Antiquities of the Orient Unveiled

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.6 x 15.6 inches
49.8 x 39.6 cm

Very detailed plan of the city and surrounding vicinity. The central town is shown in blue and is divided into sections labeled Jews, Christians, Armenians, and Mohamedans. Further labels in this region are Zion, Turopeon, and Acra. The smaller red area is labeled Moriah. Details the gates and various ruins. Surrounding areas include David's Tomb, Lower Pool of Gihon, Russian Church, Camp of the Assyrians, Church of the Virgin's Tomb, the Tombs of Jehoshaphat, Absalom, St. James and Zechariah, the Tombs of the Prophets and more. Inset at lower right is "A Section of the Original Hill - Moriah."

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Condition: A

Folding, as issued. Trace of toning along some folds, only evident on verso due to full coloring of map.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/7/2005

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