"Regnum Borussiae," Nuremberg, 1730, hand-colored engraving, map by Johann Baptist Homann
A map showing the northern portion of Poland (Gdansk south to Torun) and the Baltic coast, Konigsburg (Kaliningrad) into Lithuania. The main feature of the map is the highly decorative title cartouche containing a portrait of Frederick III, King of the Prussian dynasty, surrounded by an elaborate allegorical scene of his coronation in 1701, filling the Baltic Sea.
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Creator||Homann, Johann Baptiste|
|Dimensions||H-21 W-24.125 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
King Frederick III