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Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: More, J.; Speed, John; Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1651
Materials: ink; color; paper; mounting
Measurements: 16 3/4 in x 22 in
Begun by Mr. John More, continued and finished by John Speede. 1651. [i.e. 1611]. 1676. Speed, John, 1552?-1629 [London] : Are to be Sold by Thomas Basset and Richard Chiswell. Hand-colored copperplate engraving from the publication: Speed, John, The Prospect of the world, London, Thomas Basset and Richard Chiswell, 1676. p.55. The map was originally dated 1611 and included in Speed's "Genealogies of Holy Scriptures," inserted in the "Editio Princeps" of the King James Bible, published by Robert Barker in 1611. It was reissued several times and the date changed to 1651. It resembles Ortelius' Palestine after S. Tilemannus. The plan of Jerusalem is after Arias Montanus.