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Map of Louisiana (Mississippi)

Image for Map of Louisiana (Mississippi)
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Map of Louisiana shows the Eastern part of the United States up to Canada; different colors are used for Louisiana (green), Eastern States (yellow), New Mexico (pink) and Canada (pink). On upper left corner, title of map embellished with an allegorical figure; below view of Niagara Falls. In lower right corner, a vignette with the coat-of-arms of Lns. Gall Societatis Indiae Occidentalis and below and Indian man and woman with a bull. (OPB '59)
Artist
Johann Baptista Homann, 1664 – 1724
Date
after 1718
Credit Line
Gift of Milton Einstein
Medium
Hand-colored etching, with engraving Support: white laid paper
Type
ephemera
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
1959-49-198
made in
Germany