[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 132 x 89mm (5¼ x 3½").
Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) the German cartographer and geographer who founded a map-publishing business in 1702 that was in business until 1848. In 1715 he was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles IV and became a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. The following year he published the first edition of his masterpiece 'Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt'. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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