C1724

A Map of Northampton Shire.

Road map from Ogilby’s, Britannia Depicta with decorative title and printed on both sides. From Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv`d being a correct copy of Mr. Ogilby`s actual survey of all ye direct &amp principal crossroads in England and Wales: … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A Map of Northampton Shire.

Date:

C1724

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

115mm 
x 182mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Map of Northampton Shire. - Antique Map from 1724

Genuine antique
dated:

1724

Description:

Road map from Ogilby’s, Britannia Depicta with decorative title and printed on both sides. From Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv`d being a correct copy of Mr. Ogilby`s actual survey of all ye direct &amp principal crossroads in England and Wales: wherein are exactly delineated &amp engraven, all ye Cities, Towns, Villages, Churches, Seats &ampc. situated on or near the Roads, with their respective distances in measured and computed miles. Map and printseller, engraver to George II of England Louis XV of France. He worked in London from about 1714 to 1767. He died in 1767 in reduced circumstances.

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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