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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Plan of Jerusalem
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 inches (54.5 x 38.1 cm) and Image: 14 5/16 x 9 1/4 inches (36.3 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "CXIII"; in graphite, upper right: "125"; lower center: "Plan of Jerusalem"

watermark: Strasburg lily with "VDL" [Van der Ley] in monogram

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.983
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cartographic material | mariners' compasses | plan (formal concept) | river | topographic map
Associated Places:
Asia | Israel | Jerusalem | Yerushalayim, Mehoz
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27061
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