Regni Norvegiae Accurata Tabula in qua Praefecturae Quinque Generales Aggerhusiensis,...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Norway. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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Old coloured engraved map of Norway by Johann Baptist Homann. Top left an inset with the Lofoten to the North Cape. The beautiful title cartouche shows the Norwegian coat of arms.

Details

CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleRegni Norvegiae Accurata Tabula in qua Praefecturae Quinque Generales Aggerhusiensis, Bergensis Nidrosiensis, Wardhusiensis et Bahusiensis
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size57.6 x 49.6 cm (22.7 x 19.5 inches)
Sheet Size62.4 x 52.9 cm (24.6 x 20.8 inches)

Condition

Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.

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: Regni Norvegiae Accurata Tabula in qua Praefecturae Quinque Generales Aggerhusiensis, Bergensis Nidrosiensis, Wardhusiensis....
Old coloured map of Norway. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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