Map: A PLAN of the CITY of JERUSALEM according to the Description thereof in the Books of the OLD TESTAMENT but more expecially in that of NEHEMIAH

1989.11.0013

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: A PLAN of the CITY of JERUSALEM according to the Description thereof in the Books of the OLD TESTAMENT but more expecially in that of NEHEMIAH   (1989.11.0013)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Bowen, Emanuel: Engraver (1714-1767) (after) Herman Moll (c.1654-1732) William Innys, Richard Ware, et al.: Publishers
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1747
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 44.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 41.8 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 11 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information white (5y 8/1) -ns very dark gray ( 5y 3/1) -ns Yellowish Gray (2.5y 8.5/2) - background Moderate Olive Brown (2.5y 3/2) - outline of Mt. Zion Dark Grayish Brown (5yr 2/2) - map border

Research Remarks

Published Description

Plan of the city of Jerusalem taken from Old Testament descriptions, relying in particular on Nehemiah. Key at left. Text in English. Scale at bottom.

Description N/A
Comparanda

see 1989.11.0014 Book: Christie's. A Complete System of Geography... by Bowen. London: For William Innys, Richard Ware et al., 1747. <http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/books-manuscripts/bowen-emanuel-a-complete-system-of-4928354-details.aspx> Map: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. "A Plan of the City of Jerusalem..." by Emanuel Bowen. London: 1752. <http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/maps/mapholy09.html>

Bibliography

Williams, Glyndwr. The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750. P. 252-3. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. <http://books.google.com/books?id=y1-p0kZHQ-MC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false> Bowen, Emanuel. A Complete Atlas or, Distinct View of the Known World. London, 1752. Gilbert, Martin. Jerusalem, Rebirth of a City. Viking, Penguin, Inc., 1985. Gilbert, Martin. Jerusalem Illustrated History Atlas. Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Hafia: Steimatsky's Agency, 1978. Gray, John. A History of Jerusalem. New York and Washington: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers, 1969. Laor, Eran. Maps of the Holy Land: Cartobibliography of Printed Maps, 1475-1900. New York: A. R. Liss, 1986. Catalog #1182.

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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