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Paradise, or the Garden of Eden With the Countries circumjacent Inhavited by the Patriarchs

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Moxon, Joseph; Visscher, Nicholas
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1650
Materials: ink; paper; color
Measurements: 16 in x 19 1/2 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored engraving of the map of the Middle East, including Cyprus, part of the Persian Gulf and the north shore of the Red Sea with of Old Testament locations, including Babel and Nineveh. This is a variant print issue, decorated with a compass rose and caliper scale at the upper corners, rather than the coat of arms of the Duke of Buckingham and Adam and Eve's Expulsion vignette.


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Visscher, Nicholas; Moxon, Joseph