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The Departure of the Israelites

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Description: The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American...
~Long before any American artist had the means of travel to the Holy Land, there existed a tradition of vernacular visual representations of its landscape. The popular fascination with Bible lands encouraged a striking succession of entrepreneurial schemes seeking to bring images of the sacred terrain before the eyes of the public. Sparked initially by the widespread...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.53-72

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