The America’s 1762 by Homann Heirs
1762, by J. B. Homann & Homann Heirs, from “Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice Delineatus’, copperplate engraved, original hand color. Nuremberg, Germany. 24 x 20 1/2”. Authenticity Guaranteed.
Shows the Thirteen colonies, the large French Louisiana area, Spanish Florida, The area north of California is a unknown region and left blank, a very thick Amazon river, fictional lake in the middle of South America, parts of west Africa and Europe are also shown. A wonderful cartouche shows two erupting, parrots, a pot of gold, volcano’s and indigenous peoples. The erupting volcano’s serve as a premonition of the American and then South American revolutions that would soon erupt against the european colonial powers.
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