BG-00486

Antique Map of Poland and Lithuania (c.1744)

  • Condition: Fair, age-related toning. Some wear and worm holes in the image. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1744
  • Overall size: 50 x 38 cm.
  • Image size: 42.5 x 34.5 cm.
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.. Antique Map of Poland and Lithuania (c.1744)

Description: Antique map titled 'A New and Accurate Map of Poland, Lithuania & c'. Old map of Poland and Lithuania. It depicts the different Palatinates or administrative divisions of Poland and Lithuania as well as parts of Germany, the Russian Empire, Hungary, Transylvania, and Latvia. 

Artists and Engravers: Emmanuel Bowen (ca. 1694-1767), engraver and print seller. He was most well-known for his atlases and county maps. Although he died in poverty, he was widely acknowledged for his expertise and was appointed as mapmaker to both George II of England and Louis XV of France. His business was carried on by his son, Thomas Bowen, and he trained two other prolific mapmakers, Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys.