Navigation
Cart$0.00

Antique Map of the East Indies by Bowen (c.1744) – SOLD

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Antique Map of the East Indies by Bowen titled ‘An ACCURATE MAP of the EAST INDIES Laid down from the beft Authorities By Eman: Bowen Geog.r to His Majesty’.

A small copper engraved map of India, Southeast Asia and the East Indies in modern hand colour by Emanuel Bowen (c.1693/94-1767), one of the leading 18th century mapmakers and engravers in London. Appointed as engraver of maps to King George II and possibly King Louis XV of France. The map was possibly published in Bowen’s Complete System of Geography (one of 70 maps in the volume) between 1744 and 1747 although the accuracy of the longitude would suggest a date nearer to 1770.

Artist: E. Bowen
Year: c.1774

Purchase Code: M1609

SOLD

 

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique Print of a Balinese Temple by Hofker (c.1930) – SOLD

Balische Tempel bij Denpasar. ( Balinese Temple in Denpasar. ) A very fine early to mid-20th century crayon and charcoal etching of a Balinese temple in Denpasar by the famous Dutch artist W.G. Hofker. Hofker, a...

Antique Print Modjo Paid Ruins by Mieling (c.1852)

Antique lithograph of the Modjo Paid Ruins Soerabaja  titled ‘Ruine van Modjo-Païd’, published in 1852 – 56 by C. W. Mieling, The Hague. The 1840s was an important period in the history of lithographic illustrations in...

Tempel der Godin des Doods by Kleynenberg (c.1912)

No. 71 Tempel der Godin des Doods. Bali. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170 educational prints and covered a...

Nieuw gekapte akkers met stamwoning der Dajaks by Kleynenberg (c.1912)

No 79. Nieuw gekapte akkers met stamwoning der Dajaks. Borneo. Antique print of fields on Borneo. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted...

Antique Print Prambanan Temple by Mieling (c.1852)

Ruins of the Prambanan Temple, Tjandi Sewoe  – Soekarta Residence. Published in 1852 – 56 by C. W. Mieling, The Hague. The temple of Prambanan in central Java is the largest Hindu temple ever built in...

Katoenveld op Soematra by Kleynenberg (c.1912)

No. 73. Katoenveld op Soematra. Cotton was still grown on plantations in Sumatra in 1912, a legacy of the days when the island’s women grew the for use in weaving their traditional textiles. However, increasing...

Lavastroom van den Goentoer by Kleynenberg (c.1912)

No. 56. Lavastroom van den Goentoer. Beautiful print of the Guntur volcano, Java. This photograph depicting the Dutch East Indies was originally published as part of an information series for school children. It consisted of 170...

Antique Print Battle of Bantam by Commelin (1644)

A very rare beautifully engraved vibrant black and white mid- 17th century print of the Dutch attack (Battle of Bantam) on the Portuguese fleet off Bantam in 1601 depicted as the victory of Admiral Wolfert Harmensz.and...

Antique Print Indonesian Views by Commelin – SOLD

Antique Print Indonesian Views depicting Dutch discoveries in four picture-frames: 1) Island of Mauritius 2) City of Gammelamme in Ternate 3) Banda Islands: Gunnanappi and Labetacq 4) City of Tuban with the King’s court Beautifully...

Antique Print Batavia by Mallet (c.1719)

Antique print Batavia by Mallet titled ‘Citadelle de Batavia’. Decorative view of Batavia (Jakarta) from the sea with fireing canon boats in front of the port, above a small scene of the citadelle of Jakarta....
Back to top