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Soltau, Henry W. (Henry William), 1805–1875
The tabernacle of Israel illustrated / H. W. Soltau.
London : S.W. Partridge & Co., 1870.
Physical Description:
[4], 22, [2] p., [9] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 19 x 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BM654 .S65 1870+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by Wilkinson Brothers, Market Place, Bath.
Chromolithographs printed by Wilkinson.
With wood-engraved vignettes on the title page.
Works by Mr. H.W. Soltau: [2] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped green cloth.
Subject Terms:
Jewish architecture.
Jews -- Antiquities.
S.W. Partridge & Co. -- Publisher.
Tabernacle -- Pictorial works.
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
Wilkinson Brothers -- Printer.
Worship in the Bible.
Chromolithographs -- 1870.

  • General view of camp, court, and tabernacle, looking northward
  • The outer covering of the tabernacle: badgers' skins
  • The inner covering of the tabernacle: rams' skins dyed red
  • The outer set of curtains: goats' hair-called "the Tent"
  • The inner set of curtains: fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet-called "the Tabernacle"
  • The boards and bars of the Tabernacle overlaid with gold
  • View of interior. Boards of the south side partially removed, and coverings and curtains rolled back
  • The High Priest in the Holy Place, at the Altar of Incense, in his linen garments, being the second scene of the Day of Atonement
  • The High Priest at the Brazen Altar, in his garments for glory and beauty, being the fourth, or closing scene of the Day of Atonement.

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