Totius Marchionatus Lusatiae tam superioris quam inferioris tabula specialis in suos...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Saxony, Brandenburg, Lusatia (Lausitz). Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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Old coloured map of Lower and Upper Lusatia by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between Baruth/Mark and Teupitz in the northwest, from Torgau along the Elbe river over Riesa, Meißen, Dresden to Tetschen, in the north up to Silesia in Poland. In the center Senftenberg and Cottbus. Beautiful title cartouche at the bottom left, at the top right people cutting reeds.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleTotius Marchionatus Lusatiae tam superioris quam inferioris tabula specialis in suos Comitatus et Dominatus Distincta.
Publisher, YearJohann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.7 x 57.7 cm (19.2 x 22.7 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 61.2 cm (20.8 x 24.1 inches)

Condition

Lower centrefold backed, a crease left to centrefold.

Cartographer

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.

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Johann Baptist Homann: Totius Marchionatus Lusatiae tam superioris quam inferioris tabula specialis in suos Comitatus et Dominatus Distincta..
Old coloured map of Saxony, Brandenburg, Lusatia (Lausitz). Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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