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Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen (c. 1744)

Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen (c. 1744)

Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen (c. 1744)

Add this shop to my favorites. Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen c. Availability: in stock Condition : Fair, age-related toning.

Some wear and six worm holes in the map. 1744 Overall size : 48 x 39 cm. Image size : 42 x 34 cm. Description: Antique map titled'A New & Accurate Map of the Western Parts of Barbary' and'A New & Accurate Map of the Eastern Parts of Barbary'.

Decorative maps of North Africa and the Southern Mediterranean, including Cyprus, Malta, Sicily, etc. Western Barbary, or North Africa, is on the top, including the Kingdom of Fez, Morocco, Algiers, the Strait of Gibraltar; at the bottom, Eastern Barbary, from Tunis to the Nile Delta, Red Sea and Holy Land. Artists and Engravers: The map was made by Emmanuel Bowen ca. 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. The item "Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen (c. 1744)" is in sale since Friday, November 22, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "bartele-gallery" and is located in Langweer.

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Antique Map of Western and Eastern Barbary by Bowen (c. 1744)