C1744

1. The Camel call’d by the Arabians Hegen used for carrying great burthens through the Desarts. 2. The Dromedary which the Arabs call Bocheti used for sending Expresses because of its Swift Pace. 1. The Wild Ass or as some Writers call this Creature of th

Rare C18th engraving of camels. From Harris’s, Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travel. 

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1. The Camel call’d by the Arabians Hegen used for carrying great burthens through the Desarts. 2. The Dromedary which the Arabs call Bocheti used for sending Expresses because of its Swift Pace. 1. The Wild Ass or as some Writers call this Creature of th

Date:

C1744

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 305mm
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1. The Camel call'd by the Arabians Hegen used for carrying great burthens through the Desarts. 2. The Dromedary which the Arabs call Bocheti used for sending Expresses because of its Swift Pace. 1. The Wild Ass or as some Writers call this Creature of th - Antique Print from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Rare C18th engraving of camels.

From Harris’s, Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travel. 

Emmanuel Bowen (1693 - 1767)

Bowen was an engraver, cartographer, publisher and print seller. Born in Wales the son of Owen Bowen, gentleman of Talley, Carmarthen. Apprenticed (Merchant Taylor) to Charles Price 1709. He married Elizabeth Boreman 1715 at St. Andew by the Wardrobe in 1716. He was warden of the Masonic Lodge IX in 1723 and master of a Masonic lodge in Carmarthen in 1726. He appeared on Samuel Sympson's list of the leading London engravers compiled in about 1726. He produced numerous maps and atlases during his career.

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