The Holy Land in early modern images

The Holy Land in early modern images David Roberts, View of Jerusalem, 9 April 1839 (print 1842)
For centuries Jerusalem and the Holy Land was a place of great mystique, the hope of pious pilgrims as the object of a once in a lifetime visit. But over the course of the long nineteenth century this began to change: new techniques of image making and reproduction began to alter the ideas that people…
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