C1747

A New and Accurate Map of the East India Islands Laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved Maps & Charts The whole being regulated by Astron. Observations.

Detailed map of the East Indies which includes numerous notes of explanation. From A complete system of geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world…..

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Full Title:

A New and Accurate Map of the East India Islands Laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved Maps & Charts The whole being regulated by Astron. Observations.

Date:

C1747

Condition:

A little toning lower margin not affecting map area, printers crease lower left, otherwise in good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

420mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
A New and Accurate Map of the East India Islands Laid down according to the latest discoveries, and agreeable to the most approved Maps & Charts The whole being regulated by Astron. Observations. - Antique Print from 1747

Genuine antique
dated:

1747

Description:

Detailed map of the East Indies which includes numerous notes of explanation.

From A complete system of geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world…..

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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