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Homann
Virginia Marylandia et Carolina in America Septentrionali.
Nuremburg, c. 1730. Excellent. Notes: This is the second state of the mapThis map by Homann was done "primarily to encourage Germans to come to America. . ." to reinforce this the cartouche was designed accordingly. The cartouche depicts "well-dressed settler pictured at the top is surrounded by trunks, barrels, gold, exotic fruits, and natives bearing gifts. In the lower background are a tobacco farm indicative of highly profitable tobacco trade and a shed for drying cod. . .this illustration suggested that America was the land of wealth and opportunity" (Pritchard and Taliaferro), Size : 495x580 (mm), 19.5x22.875 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Reference: Pritchard and Taliaferro 17, Category: ; Maps United States East New Jersey; Maps United States East Virginia; Maps United States East Maryland
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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