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Ermete Pierotti: Plan of Modern Jerusalem

Map: MEAST4466
 
Cartographer: Ermete Pierotti
Title: Plan of Modern Jerusalem
Date: 1864
Published: London
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 17 inches / 44 cm
Map ref: MEAST4466
Description:
Pierotti's plan of modern Jerusalem showing the results of his own surveys of the city. One of the earliest plans of the city surveyed by modern methods.

Ermete Pierotti was an Italian engineer and architect who was hired by the Franciscan Order to help with the renovation of Temple Mount. He arrived in 1854 and was captivated by the city where he was ultimately appointed City Engineer. [MEAST4466]