Ierusalem

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: Ierusalem

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Notes: Verso: Dutch text titled "Beschryvinge Van Jerusalem"

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Dimensions: 36 x 46 cm.

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Historical Context: In this late version of the Villalpando map, the streets of Jerusalem have been built up and 60 sites have been numbered and identified. Paneled border illustrations portray King Solomon, the high priest, the Tabernacle, the Ark of the Covenant, and altars and furnishings of the Temple. At the top center, Solomon's Temple is portrayed as a classical revival palace of grandiose and visionary proportions, in contrast to Villalpando's simpler portrayal at the bottom center of the map.

Accession Number: OS-1702-1

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