This captivating scene captures a panoramic view over a relief model of the Dome of the Rock mosque in the old city of Jerusalem, meticulously crafted in the 19th century. The model, a testament to exquisite craftsmanship, is constructed from molten and beaten zinc, showcasing both durability and artistic finesse. Hand-painted details add a layer of vibrancy, bringing the historical representation to life. Crafted between 1864 and 1873 by Stefan Illés, a Hungarian Catholic residing in the city, this model reflects not only historical accuracy but also the passion and dedication of its creator. Stefan Illés, who made a living from book binding, invested his skills into this detailed representation of the Temple Mount. As you explore the intricacies of the model, you're transported back in time, experiencing a tangible connection to the craftsmanship and historical context of 19th-century Jerusalem.Image ID#: 30567 / Category: Miscellaneous, Architecture / Price: 499$
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