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1849 Copper Engraving Hill Samaria Bartlett Landscape Scenery Camel XHA2

1849 Copper Engraving Hill Samaria Bartlett Landscape Scenery Camel XHA2

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This is an original 1849 black and white copper engraving of the hill of Samaria, or the Shomron, the mountainous region of the West Bank. We are assuming that the artist for this image is W. H. Bartlett, and the engraver, J. Archer.

Period Paper is pleased to present a rare collection of copper-plate engravings depicting the Jewish antiquities and the Jewish War from a translation of Flavius Josephus' genuine works. Josephus (37-100 AD), was a Jewish historian and provided valuable information on the background of early Christianity, and of Judaism in the 1st century. These copper-plate engravings, which accompanied the manuscript, offer remarkable depth and vivid detailing. Please take a closer look at these images, as they are absolutely stunning in their contrast, and would look exceptional framed.


This 162+ year old Item is rated Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note that there is a brown spot in the upper left corner of this image; it can be seen in the digital copy.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 7 inches; 22 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: camel, architecture, wildlife, village, biblical, bible, religious, religion