C1744

A Map of India on the West Side of the Ganges Comprehending the Coasts of Malbar, Cormandel, and the Island Ceylon.

Rare detailed map with decorative title, of southern India and Ceylon by one the leading English mapmakers of the C18th, with many interesting notes, such as; Coast of the Pearl-Fish Ery.This Country Produces Diamonds and other Precious Stones.Diamond Mines of … Read Full Description

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S/N: NAIB-1772-ASI-INDI–231366
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Full Title:

A Map of India on the West Side of the Ganges Comprehending the Coasts of Malbar, Cormandel, and the Island Ceylon.

Date:

C1744

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 322mm

Paper Size: 

250mm 
x 395mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Map of India on the West Side of the Ganges Comprehending the Coasts of Malbar, Cormandel, and the Island Ceylon. - Antique Map from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Rare detailed map with decorative title, of southern India and Ceylon by one the leading English mapmakers of the C18th, with many interesting notes, such as;

Coast of the Pearl-Fish Ery.
This Country Produces Diamonds and other Precious Stones.
Diamond Mines of the 

From Harris’s Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels.

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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