"Ducatus Luneburgici et Comitatus Dannebergensis Accurata Descriptio", Homann, Johann Baptist
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm
This detailed regional map includes Hamburg, Luneberg, and as far south as Hannover, Braunsweig. The Aller and Elbe Rivers cut across the area. Fortified cities, small towns and monasteries fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche featuring the coat of arms of Luneberg supported by putti and Apollo with his laurel wreath and quiver.
Light, uneven toning with a crack adjacent to centerfold that has been closed on verso with archival tape. Remnants of framing tape on verso.