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Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-Jarige Reyse der Kinderen Israëls

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Visscher, Nicholas
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1680
Materials: laid paper; ink; color wash
Measurements: 15 in x 20 3/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Lavishly decorated, hand-colored map of the Holy Land that depicts the flight from Egypt and the wanderings of the Israelites. At the upper right is a title scrollwork cartouche with flanked by putti. Ships sail in both the Mediterranean and Red Seas; there is also a scene of Jonah and the whale. In the lower cartouches are small vignettes or insets of scared religious icons and instruments, depictions of Moses and Aaron, and a city plan. Relief is shown pictorially. Dutch text on verso.


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