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The Travels of the Children of Aegypt through the Red Sea and the Wilderness into Canaan of the Holy Land

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Harris, John
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1720
Materials: ink; laid paper; color wash
Measurements: 15 1/2 in x 18 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map of the route of passage from Egypt to the Promised Land with each of the encampments noted. The map is decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and a vignette of Jonah and the whale in the middle of the Mediterranean, or the Jonian, Sea.


AF-MX-5060