Antique Map of Turkey in Europe by Bowles (c.1780)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Original/contemporary hand colorogin. Several small brown spots and slight ghosting. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1780
  • Overall size: 60.5 x 52.9 cm.
  • Image size: 53.3 x 48.8 cm.

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.. Antique Map of Turkey in Europe by Bowles (c.1780)

Description: Antique map titled 'Bowles's new pocket map of Turky in Europe divided into its Provinces'. Large map of Turkey in Europe. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Thomas & Carington Bowles' after an anonymous artist. 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.