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1949

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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.

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.)

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

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