1849 Copper Engraving Jerusalem Israel Holy City Islam Christianity Judaism XHA2


This is an original 1849 black and white copper engraving of Jerusalem, Israel. Shown in the image is the wall of the city and various buildings. The image was engraved by 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. Heavy aging throughout.No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. Light moisture wrinkling.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 8 inches; 26 x 20 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: Abrahamic religions, scenery, landscape, religious, religious art, camel, cityscape