Print, Map of Louisiana (Mississippi)
This is a Print. It was created by Johann Baptista Homann. It is dated after 1718 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is etching and engraving, hand-colored, on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
50 x 59.2 cm (19 11/16 x 23 5/16 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); Johann Baptista Homann (1664 – 1724); Germany; etching and engraving, hand-colored, on white laid paper; 50 x 59.2 cm (19 11/16 x 23 5/16 in.) ; Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-198