"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels…", Stoopendaal, Bastiaan
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1704 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
17.9 x 12.1 inches
45.5 x 30.7 cm
This map depicts the Exodus from Egypt and the wanderings of the Children of Israel. The lower part of the map is elaborately engraved with a scene of the encampment and Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai. Adam, Eve, Cane and Abel flank the title cartouche. The map is further decorated with a convoy of ships bringing cedar for the building of Solomon's Temple, and Jonah and the whale. Published by Hendrick, Jacob and Pieter Keur in a Dutch Bible.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #132.
Backed with light Japanese tissue to support and flatten folds. There is a bit of minor surface soil in map.