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A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city.

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Title
A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Maps -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MAPS-Anc
Topics
Jerusalem
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Content: This highly-detailed aerial view of ancient Jerusalem incorporates the best of biblical scholarship of its time. Important sites are indicated by numbers keyed to the legend at the bottom, with the Temple having a separate set of alphabetical references denoting a special level of detail befitting its importance. Note the crucifixion taking place on the hill (labelled "69. Golgotha.") in the upper center of the right half of the picture.
Content: Vertical fold line at center. Stains at bottom border. Includes key to places of interest. Written on border: "July 16, 1853"
Source note: Ballou''s pictorial drawing-room companion. (Boston : M. M. Ballou, 1854-1859).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 35.5 x 51.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78aa4310-c5be-012f-1cea-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-7525-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-7525-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1853). A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-7525-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem, embracing a minute representation of this sacred city.