Baba Ali Research (Book Secrets): Jerusalem in the 1800s

Notes from my time writing “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn” and fun tidbits.

Ali is on an aerostat and headed to Jerusalem.  But what does the Holy City look like in the 1800s?


Jerusalem in 1800s Oil Painting


And, as our reluctant hero will be travelling through the city, this 1883 map should come in handy for knowing the different quadrants of the city, the various gates, and the general layout. It’s a start.  🙂