King David's Jerusalem:
Antiquarian Maps and Scenic Views
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Dodd Research Center
The city of Jerusalem holds a fascination for people
around the world. Scenes from the city were often
pictured in popular publications during the 19th century.
This exhibit contains lithographs, wood carvings, and
wood block prints of major sites and buildings including
scenes of the Temple, the Wailing Wall, and the Tower of
The exhibit also includes engraved maps.
The maps are primarily by American cartographers and
reflect the beauty and accuracy of American mapmakers
from the period 1750-1937.
The exhibit is on loan from the collection
of Martin D. Gold, an active collector and dealer in
anitquarian books, paintings, and prints for over forty