Map: Palestine

1989.11.0008

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: Palestine   (1989.11.0008)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Harrison, J.: Publisher (active 1784-1792) (after) Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) G. Terry of Paternoster Row (Garnet?): Engraver Full publication is by G. Allen, J. Haywood, G. Terry, and T. Bowen
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1788 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 48.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 41.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 13 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information white ( n9 ) -ns black ( 5y 8/2) -ns Yellowish Gray (5y 8/2) - background Dark Grayish Olive (5y 2/2) - sea coast

Research Remarks

Published Description

-There are four insets: (1) "The Tribes", (2) "Jerusalem", (3) "Positions", and (4) A scale -

Description N/A
Comparanda

Holy Land Maps. "Palestine" by d'Anville, engraved by G. Terry. London: J. Harrison, 1788. <http://www.jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/maps/pal/html/eng/pal002370054.htm>

Bibliography

Brown, Lloyd A. Mapmaking: The Art That Became a Science.Chap. IV, "Ptolemy's Rules for Mapmakers." Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and & Company, 1960.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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