World - Clover Leaf - Heinrich Bunting
Print Technique: Giclee Printed on: Bark Paper. Woodcut. This is a very interesting representation of Jerusalem and the rest of the world as known at the time. The map shows three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa in the form of a clover leaf with the city of Jerusalem in the centre. From "Itinerarium Sacrae Scipturae" by Heinrich Bunting , 1545-1606. Imprint by Jacobus Lucuis, Helmstadt 1585 . From the Eran Laor Cartographic Collection The Jewish National & University Library, Jerusalem. Not original coloring.