Maps, North America, South America, Homann
"Totius Americae Septrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio quam ex finguilis......" Copper etching by Johannes Baptista Homann ( 1663-1724). Published in 1723. Original hand coloring.
Fine map of the American hemisphere of the time. Notice that much of North America is not yet explored. In the upper right is part of France, Spain and Africa. Notice that many of the Atlantic and Pacific islands are also included. The decorative catouche is supported by Native Americans.
Original antique print
A few signs of age and use in margins. The vertical centerfold has been reinforced with paper repairs.
There is a small paper repair in the Pacifc off the coast of Peru.
Map Image: 48 x 57 cm (18.8 x 22.4") interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design