Map: Palestinae Seu Terrae Promissionis


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Artifact Identification Map: Palestinae Seu Terrae Promissionis   (1989.11.0019)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Blaire, John: Author (1722-1782) Thomas Kitchin: Engraver (d. 1784)
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1790 CE
Culture European

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 59.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 46.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 43 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information white (5y8/1) -ns black ( 5y2.5/1) -ns Yellowish Gray (7.5y 8.5/2)-background

Research Remarks

Published Description

Cartographer: Blair/Kitchin. Detailed map of the history of Palestine and surrounding area. Language is Latin.

Description N/A

Holy Land Maps. "Palestinae Seu Terrae Promissionis…" by John Blaire. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin. From The Chronology and History of the World. London: 1768. <> Christie's. The Chronology and History of the World. London (no publisher), 1790. <>


Laor, Eran. Maps of the Holy Land: Cartobibliography of Printed Maps, 1475-1900. New York: A. R. Liss, 1986. Catalog #108. Grant, Michael. Ancient History Atlas. P.9. New York: The Macmillian Company, 1972. Worldcat. The Chronology and History of the World, from the Creation to the Year of Christ by Revd. John Blair L.L.D. London: 1790. <>

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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