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Name Homann Heirs
Nationality German
Occupation Publisher
Notes Company founded after the death of Johann Baptiste Homann (1664-1724) by his son and successors. Homann Heirs was in business until 1853.
Role Publisher

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.17.85

Map Collection - 2014.17.85

"Ichnographica Urbis Wratislaviensis Delineatio...," Nuremberg, 1752, hand-colored engraving, map by Homann Heirs A stunning bird's-eye view of Wroclaw (Breslau) on the Oder River in southwestern Poland. The city streets, buildings, fortifications, and surrounding countryside are depicted in great detail. A numbered key appears both below the map and at left inside a scroll, identifying important buildings and sites. A color-coded key designates the various parishes in the area. The city's coat of arms appears below the map.