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Situation du Paradis et du Pais de Canaan, Comme Aussi des Premiers

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: intaglio
Maker: A. Blotelingh; Berchem, N.
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1669
Materials: ink; paper; color; mounting
Measurements: 17 1/4 in x 21 1/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map showing the region around Canaan and Paradise, as described by various authors in the Bible. Decorative vignettes on the margins of the map show various scenes from the Old Testament: Adam naming animals (Genesis 2:20), creation of Eve (Genesis 2:21-22), Adam and Eve eating the forbidden fruit (Genesis 3:6), the explusion of Adam and Eve (Genesis 3:24), and Noah's Ark (Genesis 7). Text on verso but covered by mounting.