PCT-58944

Bowles's new pocket map of Turky in Europe (..) - Bowles (c.1780)

  • Technic: Etching / engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Several small brown spots and slight ghosting. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1780
  • Overall size: 23,8 x 20,8 inch
  • Image size: 21 x 19,2 inch
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Description: Antique print, 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.