Large, old coloured engraving of a warship by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg. Shows a three-master battleship with dinghies in the centre, below the cross section of the very detailed interior together with a key. Surrounded by 17 diagrams of various ship types and navigation instruments, including an admiral ship and a ship's compass.
The impressive leaf was occasionally bound to the great atlas of Homann Atlas novus terrarum orbis imperia regna et status exactis tabulis geographice demonstrans, but is quite rare to find.
|Cartographer||Johann Baptist Homann|
|Title||Neue Tafel vor alle Liebhabers und See-fahrende Personen Stellet vor ein Orlog oder Kriegs-Schiff mit seinen volligen Tow & Seilwerck Sampt einen Durchgeschnittnen Schiff|
|Publisher, Year||J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720|
|Plate Size||49.0 x 57.1 cm (19.3 x 22.5 inches)|
|Sheet Size||53.3 x 60.5 cm (21.0 x 23.8 inches)|
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