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Homann Map
1714 Virginia Marylandia et Carolina . Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724 . Enoch Pratt Free Library . Photograph of a hand-colored map of Virginia, Maryland, and Carolina in British North America, entitled Virginia Marylandia et Carolina in America Septentrionali Britannorum. The name of the engraver is given as Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724). In the lower right-hand corner is a cartouche displaying the map's title. Above the cartouche is a depiction of the British Royal Family coat of arms during the reigns of James I through James II, i.e., 1603-1688. Surrounding the cartouche is a scene showing Europeans trading with several Native American Indians. Centered below the cartouche are depictions of fish and other animals, while in the background to the left are depictions of drying sheds. This map is much larger: right click on the map and select 'View' to enlarge it.



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