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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: : Destruccio Iherosolime
Date: 1493      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: An incunable woodcut view of the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon in 587 BC. Buildings are toppled and the Temple of Solomon is consumed by flames.
Map Ref: MEAST3966
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Jerusalem civitas sancta, olim metropolis regni Judaici, hodie vero colonia Turcae
Date: c. 1555      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Attractive woodcut view of 16th century Jerusalem. Taken from the German edition of the 'Cosmography'. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3929
Cartographer: Antoine Du Pinet
Title: : Pourtrait et Description de l'antique & Illustre Cite de Ierusalem
Date: 1564      Size: 15 x 11 inches
Published: Lyon
Description: Early woodcut bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with a list of the most important buildings below and French descriptive text on the verso.
Map Ref: MEAST3666
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Hierosolyma Urbs Sancta
Date: 1575      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early bird's eye view of Jerusalem published within the second volume of 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Latin text on verso. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4157
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Hierosolima Clarissima
Date: 1578      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with an inset of Moses receiving the Tablets. Published in the seminal, 'Civitates orbis terrarum'. Latin text on verso. Superb original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST4036
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Mons Calvariae
Date: c. 1615      Size: 18 x 13 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: Early copper-engraved view of Mt. Calvary, the site of Jesus's crucifixion in the Bible. Important holy sites are illustrated and labeled and a portrait of Pope Paul V overlooks the scene. French text in verso.
Map Ref: MEAST2773
Cartographer: Benito Arias Montanus
Title: : Antiquae Jerusalem Vera Icnographiae ad Sacrae Lectionis Praecipve et Aliarvm de Illa Vrbe Historiar. Explicationem ex Collatione Authorum cum Ruinarum Vestigiis, ac Situ Ipso
Date: c. 1640      Size: 10 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Bird's-eye view of ancient Jerusalem, highlighting biblical landmarks.
Map Ref: MEAST4090
Cartographer: Johann Christoph Wagner
Title: : [Jerusalem]
Date: 1685      Size: 8 x 14 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: Detailed bird's eye view plan of Jerusalem with accompanying key.
Map Ref: MEAST4116
Cartographer: Jan van Jagen
Title: : Ierusalem
Date: c. 1700      Size: 18 x 12 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An exquisite plan of Jerusalem with a large elevation of the Temple of Solomon along the upper border. Beautifully engraved figures of King Solomon and the High Priest flank the map.
Map Ref: MEAST4091
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Jerusalem
Date: 1740      Size: 20 x 23 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Bird's eye view of ancient Jerusalem based on the description by Christian van Andrichom. With index to important buildings below. German and Latin text. Original colour.
Map Ref: MEAST2416
Cartographer: Thomas Conder
Title: : A Correct Plan of the Antient City of Jerusalem, and Parts Adjacent
Date: c. 1780      Size: 13 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: City Plan of ancient Jerusalem with ornate border. Important sites including Pilates Palace and the citadel engraved in detail. Coloured.
Map Ref: MEAST3931
Cartographer: Ermete Pierotti
Title: : Plan of Ancient Jerusalem
Date: 1864      Size: 14 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Pierotti's plan of ancient Jerusalem showing the results of his own archaeological excavations in the city.
Map Ref: MEAST4465
Cartographer: Ermete Pierotti
Title: : Plan of Modern Jerusalem
Date: 1864      Size: 14 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Pierotti's plan of modern Jerusalem showing the results of his own surveys of the city. One of the earliest plans of the city made by modern methods.
Map Ref: MEAST4466
Cartographer: Tewfic Habesch
Title: : Jerusalem upon your Palm
Date: 1952      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: Jerusalem
Description: Separately issued folding map of Jerusalem promoting the city as a tourist destination. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: MEAST4392