C1744

Antient Mexico sic

Early engraving view of Mexico. 1. The Great Square 2. The Temple3. Village of Jztapalapa4. Defence of the Royal Palace5-6. The Pleasure House & Garden7. A Rivulet to Supply ye. City8. Viallge of Tesqua or Tesuco.9. The Great Lake From … Read Full Description

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S/N: NAIB-2114–229448
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Full Title:

Antient Mexico sic

Date:

C1744

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

327mm 
x 195mm
AUTHENTICITY
Antient Mexico sic - Antique Print from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Early engraving view of Mexico.

1. The Great Square

2. The Temple
3. Village of Jztapalapa
4. Defence of the Royal Palace
5-6. The Pleasure House & Garden
7. A Rivulet to Supply ye. City
8. Viallge of Tesqua or Tesuco.
9. The Great Lake

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

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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