Original Copperplate Map

Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763


Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763

Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763    Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763
Century copper plate map with later hand colouring, on laid paper; this edition published in 1763. New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, first published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87. One of a series of county maps by Bowen and Kitchin, the series first published by John Hinton, King's Arms, St Paul's Churchyard, London, from 1751; Published in'The Large English Atlas: Or, A New Set Of Maps Of All The Counties In England And Wales, Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published.

By Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, Thomas Kitchin, and Others. Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles and Son, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; John Tinney, at the Golden Lion, and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, both in Fleet-Street. An earlier edition of the atlas of this series does not have the Cumberland and Westmorland map.

This was issued with the 1760 edition, as reported in the Public Advertiser, 22 May 1760,'Three Maps, being the last which completes the Set of the Counties of England, which have for some Years been about, and published as they were finished. The new maps are engraved better than the earlier maps. This example published in the 1763 edition'The Large English Atlas... Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published. With three general Maps of England, Scotland and Ireland, From the best and latest Authorities.

Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, in Fleet-Street' about 1763. This imprint at the botton is for T Bowles, Robt, Sayer and John Bowles. The plate number is now 37 (see upper right corner). Inscription:- printed baroque cartouche, lower right. A / NEW MAP / of the COUNTIES of / CUMBERLAND and / WESTMORELAND.

/ Divided into their respective / WARDS / From the Best Surveys & Intelligencies / Illustrated wth. Historical Extracts / relative to Natural History Pro- / duce, Trade & Manufactures. Shewing also / the Rectories & Vicarages, / With various other / Improvements / 1760. Sayer, in Fleet Street, & John Bowles in Cornhil. Inscription:- printed baroque cartouche, upper left.

James Lowther / of Lowther / in WESTMORELAND, Bart. / Lieutenant & Custos Rotulorum / of Westmoreland / and Lieutenant of CUMBERLAND / This MAP is humbly Inscrib'd. Plate size 70.3cm x 54.5cm, frame size 76cm x 59.9cm. Map in good original condition, central fold as issued, some time toning to the sheet, small tears at each end of the fold with PH neutral tape verso, old soft crease across the bottom right hand corner.

Later Hogarth style frame, with nicks and scratches. Please note, this map will be delivered framed as shown, but without the glass, to protect it in transit. The item "Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps".sayer" and is located in Leyburn. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.

  1. County: Westmorland
  2. Cartographer/Publisher: Bowen & Kitchin; T Bowles, Robert Sayer & J Bowles
  3. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  4. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  5. Format: Atlas Map
  6. Type: County Map
  7. Year: 1763
  8. City: Carlisle
  9. Date Range: 1700-1799
  10. Country/Region: England
  11. Era: 1700s
  12. Antique/ Modern: Antique


Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763    Cumberland & Westmorland. Original Copperplate Map by E Bowen & T Kitchin 1763