Category: Featured Map

Map of the Holy Land

a three-part map that includes the map of Jerusalem, Vicinity of the ancient city of Jerusalem, and plan of the ancient city of Jerusalem

In spirit of the season, this month’s featured map is a detail of “the Holy Land”, mapped by Samuel Augustus Mitchell in 1864. Mitchell was an American geographer, born in Connecticut, who worked as a teacher and started producing maps after being dissatisfied with the maps in his students’ textbooks. His company “The Mitchell Company” was one of the leading map publishers in North America in the mid-19th century. The detail of the map “Map of Palestine, Vicinity of the Ancient City of Jerusalem, Plan […]

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