"S.R.I. Principatus et Archiepiscopatus Salisburgensis cum Subjectis, Insertis, ac Finitimis Regionibus...", Homann, Johann Baptist
Subject: Western Austria
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 19.1 inches
57.7 x 48.5 cm
This large and boldly engraved map is centered roughly on Salzburg. It features the region's mountains, rivers, roads, villages, towns and fortifications. A small inset shows the vicinity of Krems and the river Donau. Two very large and decorative allegorical cartouches fill the upper corners; the larger cartouche includes a map of the region showing Salzburg's location in relation to other important cities in the region. The map is a very fine example of the ebullient engraving style that was popular with German cartographers in the early eighteenth century.
A clean and bright example with bold original color on watermarked paper. Trimmed close to neatlines at right and left, as issued.