Map of Halifax, Quebec City and Louisburg, Homann Heirs, 1756
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP
Mapmaker / Publisher: Homann Erben (Homann Heirs)
Size: 23" x 21"
Highly decorative copperplate map comprising plans of three Canadian cities. Left inset: Plan du Port et Ville de Louisbourg, dans l’Isle Royale. Right inset: Plan de la Ville de Quebec. Lower Inset: Plan of the Town of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
Published by Homann in his “Staedt-Atlas”, also called “Schauplatz beruehmter Staedte” (The Scenes of Famous cities). The Homann Heirs (Homann Erben) was a company that continued the work of legendary cartographer Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was at one time geographer of the Holy Roman Empire.
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