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Johann Wilhelm Winter:  Ioannes Baptista Homann Sac. Caes. Regq. Cath. Maj. Geographus, nec non Regiae Scientiarum Societatis Berolinensis Membrum.

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Title: Ioannes Baptista Homann Sac. Caes. Regq. Cath. Maj. Geographus, nec non Regiae Scientiarum Societatis Berolinensis Membrum.

Map Maker: Johann Wilhelm Winter

Place / Date: n.p. / 1725 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 14.5 x 10.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $245.00

Inventory ID: 47030


Description:

Finely engraved portrait of Johann Baptiste Homann.

Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a German geographer and cartographer., In 1715 Homann was appointed Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire., In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences., In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Homann died in Nuremberg. 


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