C1765

The World A New & Accurate Set of Map’s of the World and Quarter’s

Very decorative double hemisphere world map with female figures representing the four continents at each corner.

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S/N: RLAR-061-WM-1765-BOWE–226380
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Full Title:

The World A New & Accurate Set of Map’s of the World and Quarter’s

Date:

C1765

Condition:

Tear extending into the image right hand side, soiling, folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

265mm 
x 140mm

Frame Size: 

540mm 
x 420mm
AUTHENTICITY
The World  A New & Accurate Set of Map's of the World  and Quarter's - Antique Map from 1765

Genuine antique
dated:

1765

Description:

Very decorative double hemisphere world map with female figures representing the four continents at each corner.

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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