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Print, Map of Louisiana (Mississippi), after 1718

This is a Print. It was created by Johann Baptista Homann. It is dated after 1718 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton I. D. Einstein and Mrs. Alma Stix Einstein. It is credited Gift of Milton Einstein.

Its dimensions are

50 x 59.2 cm (19 11/16 x 23 5/16 in.) cut within platemark Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, at upper right in escutcheon: Amplissimae Regionis/ MISSISSIPPI/ Seu/ PROVINCIAE LUDOVICIANAE/ a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francise Miss. / IN AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALI / Anno 1687 detectae. / nunc Gallorum Coloniis et Actionum Ne- /gotiis toto Oebe celeberrimae, / Nova Tabula / editu / a IO. BAPT HOMANNO S.C.M. Geographo / Norimbergae.

Cite this object as

Print, Map of Louisiana (Mississippi), after 1718; Johann Baptista Homann (1664 – 1724); Germany; hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper; 50 x 59.2 cm (19 11/16 x 23 5/16 in.) cut within platemark Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-198

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