Genealogical tree of Noah (1749)


This image was used in a magzine, published in London, where Armenia is presented as the birthplace of humanity after the great flood. The Tower of Babel rising on the left with workmen ascending its ramp, the genealogical tree of Noah, labelled with the names of various tribes and peoples, emerging from the top of the Ark at the center above Armenia, pairs of animals lined up on the right with mountains and a rainbow behind in the background – 1749 etching – Published by John Hinton in London. Now in possession of the British Museum (source : Noah & his Descendants after the Flood)

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