Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Bowen, Emanuel

Title:

Plan of the city of Canton on the Ta Ho River

Date:

c.1747

Medium:

copper engraving, later colour

Size:

30.8 x 20.3 cm

Description:

The Englishman, Emanuel Bowen, map and print seller, was engraver to George II and to Louis XV of France and worked in London from about 1714 onwards producing some of the best and most attractive maps of the century. Bowen produced a number of maps and atlases of different parts of the world. He was one of the leading 18th century map and printsellers and engravers in London, and operated from various addresses.

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Item Code:

MA5313

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