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Catalog Number 2014.17.54
Object Name Map
Description "Eine Accurate karte von Pomeren wie auch dem Landt Rugen," Amsterdam, 1725, hand-colored engraving, map by Johann Himmerich and Pieter Schenk

A map of part of Pomerania and the large island and principality of Rugen on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea, stretching from Ribnitz in the west to Wolgast in the east, and corresponding to the German held territory. A large scale map showing the fortified cities of Stralsundt, Gribswaldt and Wolgast along the shore, with the islands offshore, soundings and shoals.
Title Eine Accurate karte von Pomeren wie auch dem Landt Rugen
Date 1725
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Himmerich, Johann
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Schenck, Peter
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21.25 W-25.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Pomerania
Rugen
Ribnitz
Wolgast
Stralsundt
Gribswaldt