C1744

A Prospect of the Town of Batavia. A view of the Citadel of Batavia.

Finely engraved c.18th panoramic views of Batavia, (present day Jakarta) taken from the sea.  From Harris’s Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels

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S/N: NAIB-1280-ASI-INDO–185048
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Full Title:

A Prospect of the Town of Batavia. A view of the Citadel of Batavia.

Date:

C1744

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

315mm 
x 210mm

Paper Size: 

398mm 
x 255mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Prospect of the Town of Batavia. A view of the Citadel of Batavia. - Antique Print from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Finely engraved c.18th panoramic views of Batavia, (present day Jakarta) taken from the sea. 

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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