Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Homann Great Britain

Homann Great Britain
Johann Baptist Homann.
Magna Britannia complectencs Anglia, Scotiae Hiberniae Regna.
Nuremberg, c.1714.
Engravingin original colour  490 x 580mm Good. Some staining to left hand margin.
The Homann family, led by Johann Baptist, were in the forefront of the revival of German map publishing in the 18th century. There were varying states produced of this map with the appropriate monarch depicted within the elaborate cartouche. This fine example is the fourth state of plate 1 with a portrait of George First. See Shirley British Isles 1650-1750 Homann 2, plate 1 state 4.

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