C1744

Pont-Du-Gard about Four Leagues from Nismes a Stately Antiquity One Hundred and Eighty Six Feet High from the River AA to the Top of the Aqueduct BB.

Artist:

Emanuel Bown (1694 - 1767)

Early engraving of the famous the Pont du Gard aqueduct, which is the highest of all the elevated Roman aqueducts. It was built in the first century AD to carry water from a spring at Uzes to the Roman colony of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Pont-Du-Gard about Four Leagues from Nismes a Stately Antiquity One Hundred and Eighty Six Feet High from the River AA to the Top of the Aqueduct BB.

Date:

C1744

Artist:

Emanuel Bown (1694 - 1767)

Condition:

In good condition, some minor spotting.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

320mm 
x 185mm
AUTHENTICITY
Pont-Du-Gard about Four Leagues from Nismes a Stately Antiquity One Hundred and Eighty Six Feet High from the River AA to the Top of the Aqueduct BB. - Antique Print from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Early engraving of the famous the Pont du Gard aqueduct, which is the highest of all the elevated Roman aqueducts. It was built in the first century AD to carry water from a spring at Uzes to the Roman colony of Nemausus (present day Nimes).

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

Biography:

Emanuel 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. Andrew 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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