Antique Map of the Russian Empire in Asia by Bowles (c.1780)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Original/contemporary hand coloring. A few small spots mainly near plate edge at the bottom. Original middle fold as issued. Shows creasing near middle fold. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1780
  • Overall size: 59.2 x 49.8 cm.
  • Image size: 54.5 x 47.8 cm.

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.. Antique Map of the Russian Empire in Asia by Bowles (c.1780)

Description: Antique map titled 'Bowles's New Pocket Map of the East Part of the Russian Empire in Asia'. Large and detailed map of the Russian Empire in Asia. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Thomas & Carington Bowles' after 'D'Anville'. Thomas Bowles, born around 1712, was map publisher and seller in London. The business was continued by John and Carrington Bowles and finally under the name Bowles and Carver until early 19th century. Thomas died in 1767.