1730 – J. B. Homann – Stadt Copenhagen

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Title:                      “Accurate Vorstellung der Beruhmten Meer-Enge Zwischen der Nord und Ost See der Sund Genant, mit der herumligenden Gegend von Seeland und Schonen nebst der Koniglich-Danischen Haupt und Residentz Stadt Copenhagen . . .”​

Description:
Very decorative map of the Copenhagen and the sound of Sund showing the Swedish coastline including a panoramic view of Copenhagen with three smaller views of Helsingburg, Landscron and Malmoe and an inset of the Castle of Cronenburg.

The map comes from Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Grosser Atlas, oder: Schauplatz beruhmter Stadte, Verstumgen, Prospekte, Gegenden, Grundrisse, Belangerungen, etc: Welche by denen Hommaniscen Erben …” published in Nurnberg, 1730.

Cartographer:      Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:              62,5 x 53,3 cm
Year:                        1730
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Good condition. Few restorations on lower part of center fold. Attractive original hand coloring. Watermarked paper.


This is an original antique map published in 1730 and not a modern copy or reprint.

 

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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