World Map In English - Year 1744 Cardboard Frame

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World Map In English - Year 1744 Cardboard Frame 28 28

Title:

A New & Accurate Map of all the Known World Drawn from the latest & most Authentic Surveys

Year:

1744 

Maker:

Emanuel Bowen

Size:

393 x 265 mm

Description:

Double Hemisphere Map of the World, originally published in London in the year 1744. Allegorical decorations showing 4 women in each corner of the map representing the continents. The east coast of Australia is unknown and New Zealand is largely incomplete. Northwest coast of North America is still incomplete above the Straits of Anian.

Emanuel Bowen (1694–1767), an English map engraver who worked for George II of England and Louis XV of France as a geographer.