C1748

The Embassadors Entry Through the Famous Chinese Wall Near 1200 Miles in Length.

C18th engraved view of a section of the Great Wall of China with a large diplomatic convoy about to pass through the gates to the city of Xogon Koton.

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S/N: NAIB-2939-ASI-CHI–228560
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Full Title:

The Embassadors Entry Through the Famous Chinese Wall Near 1200 Miles in Length.

Date:

C1748

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

380mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Embassadors Entry Through the Famous Chinese Wall Near 1200 Miles in Length. - Antique Print from 1748

Genuine antique
dated:

1748

Description:

C18th engraved view of a section of the Great Wall of China with a large diplomatic convoy about to pass through the gates to the city of Xogon Koton.

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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