C1744

1. The Large Indian Eagle Described by Aristotle and other Writers of Natural History, with the Lapis Detites or Stone Found in its Nest. 2. The Ostrich in its Common Posture in Running. The Emeu or Casoar a Bird of a Very Singular Kind Found in Sumatra,

Artist:

Emanuel Bowen (1694 - 1767)

$A 110

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S/N: NAIB-01485-BI-OS–229096
(DRW01)
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Full Title:

1. The Large Indian Eagle Described by Aristotle and other Writers of Natural History, with the Lapis Detites or Stone Found in its Nest. 2. The Ostrich in its Common Posture in Running. The Emeu or Casoar a Bird of a Very Singular Kind Found in Sumatra,

Date:

C1744

Artist:

Emanuel Bowen (1694 - 1767)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 305mm

Description:

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

Biography:

Emanuel 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. Andrew 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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