1939 The Land of the New Testament

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By: Jaro Hess
Date: 1939 (Published) Grand Rapids, Michigan
Original Size: 17.75 x 26 inches (45 inches x 66 cm)
This is a fine print reproduction of a pictorial map featuring vignettes depicting famous scenes from the New Testament. The map including the birth of Jesus Christ in a manger, the flight to Egypt, the driving out of the traders from the temple, and all other major Biblical events and miracles.
Indeed, depicted is virtually every well-known event in the life of Christ from his birth to his death on Golgotha. These vignettes, along with ancient cities of great importance, the River Jordan, The Sea of Galilee, all combine to present a synopsis of the life of Christ in pictorial terms accompanied by short verbal descriptions.
Jaro Hess was born in a small town in Czechoslovakia in 1889. As a teenager he enlisted in the French Foreign Legion, a decision he quickly came to regret. He escaped and on returning to Europe enrolled in the University of Prague, where he earned a degree in metallurgy, following which he moved to America. Hess worked in a variety of professions but on retiring at the age of 61, he turned his full attention to painting, which he continued till his death at the age of ninety.
Inventory #10847

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- The product listed is a high resolution, printed reproduction of the original map. 
- The prints are of giclée quality. They are made using a twelve ink, color printer on  acid-free, archival paper. Colors are guaranteed to last without fading for over 100 years. 
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- We do not alter the ratio of H x W dimensions of the map as that would diminish the integrity of our reproduction's resemblance of the original work
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- Our paper is referred to as a Premium Archival Matte (230 gsm). This heavyweight paper is smooth to the touch, neutral-white, acid-free for a longer print life and features an instant-dry coating that resists fingerprints and smudging.


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