Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Homann Heirs Johann Matthias Haas

Title:

Asia

Date:

1744

Medium:

copper engraving, original and later colour

Size:

48 x 52.5 cm

Description:

 An attractive map of Asia with two decorative cartouche drawn by Johann Mathias Haas and published by Homann Heirs in the mid 18th century. 

 

Homann Heirs were the leading German mapmakers working in the eighteenth century. Professor Johann Mathias Haas (1684-1742) produced a number of continental and regional maps for the atlases issued by the firm of Homann Heirs in the middle years of the eighteenth century. Many of these maps were based on reasonably up-to-date and accurate information.

 

Reference

Sweet, Michael   Mapping the Continent of Asia 1994. #132 ?

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Item Code:

MA2542

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