Old coloured map of Carinthia by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between the Königssee with the Obersee and Zeller See in the northwest over Villach and Klagenfurt to Windischgrätz (Slovenj Gradec) in Slovenia. On the upper right a title cartouche, below a large city view of Klagenfurt, to the left a scene in front of the Duke's chair and to the right the Loiblpass.
Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.
Johann Baptist Homann was born 1664 in Oberkammlach. He founded his business 1702 in Nuremberg, Germany. After a long period of Dutch domination in map publishing, the Homann publishing house became the most important map and atlas producer in Germany. He became a member of the Academy of Science in Berlin just after he published his first atlas in 1707. After his death 1724 in Nuremberg, the company was continued by his son Johann Christoph. The publishing firm was bequeathed to his heirs after his death in 1730 and was traded under the name Homann Heirs until the next century.
Images to Download
If you like to download the image of this map with a resolution of 1200 pixels, please follow the link below.
You can use this image for publication on your personal or commercial websites for free if you set a link to this website. If you need photographs with a higher resolution, please contact us.
Johann Baptist Homann: Nova et Accurata Carinthiae Ducatus ....
Old coloured map of Carinthia, Klagenfurt. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.
Austria - Hungary - Homann, Johann Baptist - Nova et Accurata Carinthiae Ducatus ...