Original Copperplate Map

North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC


North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC
North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC
North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC

North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC    North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC
"A New & Accurate Map of North America". Drawn from the most Authentic Modern Maps and Charts by Thomas Bowen. Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography. A Decorative map of North America, issued shortly before the start of the Revolutionary War. The map shows the British Colonies in North America extending to the Mississippi River.

The area above Lake Superior is Gr. Along the West Coast of North America, the Sea of the West and River of the West are hinted at, but not in any great detail. New Albion, Teguayo and Quivira all appear, as does the Harbor where Sir Francis Drake landed, and the apocryphal discoveries of Juan de La Fuca and Martin Augilar. To the north, the Russian discoveries of Tchirikow (1741) and Behring (1741) are noted, with no sign yet of Cook's discoveries in the region.

General good condition, engraved on hand made laid paper. Excellent detail with fine hand and wash colour. Dimensions: 17.5 x 10 (440mm x 255mm). MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS FROM RARE MAPS AND PRINTS. The item "North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps". The seller is "raremapsandprints" and is located in Buckinghamshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Cartographer/Publisher: Thomas Bowen
  2. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  3. Original/Reproduction: Original
  4. Format: Atlas Map
  5. Type: Atlas Map
  6. Year: 1770
  7. Date Range: 1700-1799
  8. Country/Region: North America
  9. Era: 1700s

North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC    North America 1770 by Thomas Bowen Original Antique Map hand colour VGC