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The City of Babylon: Fletcher 1740

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  • Title: The City of Babylon
  • Author: Henry Fletcher
  • Date: 1740
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good Plus - vertical folds, light age toning 
  • Inches: 18 3/4 x 13 1/4 [Image]
  • Centimeters: 47.63 x 33.66 [Image]
  • Product ID: 233201

 Map of the city of Babylon, capital of the Babylonian Empire, along the banks of the Euphrates River. Fletcher renders major buildings of the city, such as the Biblical Tower of Babel, using hierarchical perspective, and includes scenes of aristocrats processing to and from the city on camels and elephants.