C1748

A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as Contained both in Europe and Asia......

C18th map of Russia by Emanuel Bowen with a decorative title cartouche at lower left comprising a Rococo style frame. From Harris’s, Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travel. Collections: National Library of Australia; Bib ID3550301

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S/N: NAIB-02918-EU-RUS–234116
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Full Title:

A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as Contained both in Europe and Asia……

Date:

C1748

Condition:

Side margins expertly reinstated, otherwise in good condition. Centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

465mm 
x 346mm

Paper Size: 

500mm 
x 396mm
AUTHENTICITY
A New  & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as Contained both in Europe and Asia...... - Antique Map from 1748

Genuine antique
dated:

1748

Description:

C18th map of Russia by Emanuel Bowen with a decorative title cartouche at lower left comprising a Rococo style frame.

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

Collections: National Library of Australia; Bib ID3550301

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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