Willem Albert Bachiene. Holy Land divided into 12 Tribes 1750


Willem Albert Bachiene. “‘t Land Kanaan benevens Gilead.” From a Dutch Bible. Gorinchem, Uitgegeven: Nicolaas Goetzee, 1750. Engraving. 19 1/4 x 15. Trimmed just inside neat line at right.

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A map of Canaan and Gilead, divided into the 12 Tribes of Israel. The map focuses on Palestine, with good detail of towns, rivers, lakes, and some topography. The decorative vignette shows the Elders of Israel dividing the land between the twelve tribes. The map was drawn by Willem Albert Bachiene, a Dutch preacher, astronomer, and geographer.