C1792

Generaale Kaart van het Beloofde Land tot Verlichting voor de Geschiedenisse; Vervat in des Bybel…

Mapmaker:

Jan Barend Elwe (fl 1777 - 1815)

Large scale C18th map of the Holy Land from the west and with an inset of the Tabernacle, the Tribes’ tents and the figures of Moses and Aaron with the Tabernacle’s holy ceremonial vessels. At top is an elaborate title … Read Full Description

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S/N: HL-1792-ELWE–231953
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Full Title:

Generaale Kaart van het Beloofde Land tot Verlichting voor de Geschiedenisse; Vervat in des Bybel…

Date:

C1792

Mapmaker:

Jan Barend Elwe (fl 1777 - 1815)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

590mm 
x 500mm
AUTHENTICITY
Generaale Kaart van het Beloofde Land tot Verlichting voor de Geschiedenisse; Vervat in des Bybel… - Antique Map from 1792

Genuine antique
dated:

1792

Description:

Large scale C18th map of the Holy Land from the west and with an inset of the Tabernacle, the Tribes’ tents and the figures of Moses and Aaron with the Tabernacle’s holy ceremonial vessels. At top is an elaborate title cartouche with a garland of flowers held by six cherubs. In the seas are galleons and other sailing boats and a compass rose. At top left is a key for features on the map and lower right is a scale of distances.

On the upper part appears an inscription with details about the map surrounded by a wreath of flowers held by two angels.

Koeman, V2 S. 105, El 2; Tooley’s Dic. of Mapmakers V2, P.20

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