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   Homann
   Johann Baptist
   J. B. S. ; Iohannus Baptista Homanno / Io._Bapt.‏ / Joh. B. / J. B. H. ;
   
   engraver and publisher -> Johann Christoph Homann (1703-1730)
   1664 (not 1663) in Oberkammlach near Mindelheim
   1724
   Nuremberg
   
   
   initial training in Jesuit school, 1687/88 conversion to protestantism & studies of law ; autodidactic studies of engraving
   Germany
   Imperium Romano-Germanicum in suos Circulos, Electoratus et Status accurate distinctum (Nuremberg 1705) ; Novißima & exactißima Totius Regni Neapolis Tabula (1712) ; Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia Regna (1716) ; Scenographia Urbium Silesiae (1738) ; J. G. Doppelmayr ; Atlas von hundert Charten (1712) ;
   cartographer for the German emperor Karl VI. (1685-1740) HRR ; Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin (member)
   engraver -> Matthaeus Seutter, was got his training in H's printing house ; -> Christoph Scheurer (1680-1749) ; engraver and publisher Christoph Weigel (1654-1725) ;
   astronomical copper engraving ; cartographical, topographical terrestrial, and lunar maps & city views ; 3D globe modelling
   http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Homann_-_Planiglobii_Terrestris_Cumutroq_Hemisphaerio_Caelesti.png
   www.larosedesvents.biz/2130.htm ; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Johann_Baptist_Homann
   ADB 13 1881: 35-8 ; NDB 9 1972): 582-4 ; C. J. Schüler: Die kartographierte Stadt (Paris 2011: 154ff.) ; Diefenbacher, Heinz & Bach-Damaskinos 2002: passim ; Grees 2002: 32 ; Walter 1994: plate 120 ;
   After Homann's death, his printing establ. was continued under the name "Homanns Erben"; cf. under -> J.G. Ebersperger & www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/doppelmayr/doppelmayr.htm.
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