"Potentissimae Helvetiorum Reipublicae Cantones Tredecim cum Foederatis et Subjectis Provinciis", Homann, Johann Baptist
Period: 1710 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm
Large, detailed map of Switzerland is colored to show the regions of various religious enclaves. A large, decorative title cartouche features the coats of arms of the cantons. Below the cartouche and in the lower left corner are vignettes of farm and village life.
Original color with light toning along the centerfold and an archivally repaired edge tear at right that just touches the map border.