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- Published: Homann , Nürnberg
- Published date: 1743
- Technique: Copper engraving / Original color.
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Issue date: 1743
- Category: Guinea
- Size: 460 by 560mm (18 by 22 inches).
- Stock number: 14893
- Condition: A strong impression in excellent condition.
Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash when published. This antique map shows Guinea with the neighbouring Ethiopia in West Africa. J. B. Homann published this map based on the geographic information by Prof. Haas, who also based his information on the French cartographer Sr. Anville. The map provides a lot of town names, rivers, lakes, mountains,deserts, etc. In the lower corner is a large decorative figurative cartouche showing an African village with working inhabitants carrying ivory.