The map shows the world as known in the 18th century. Four figurative allegories of the continents flank the two hemispheres. A rare and very decorative map of the world in two hemispheres. The map shows the cartographic knowledge of the world in the 18th century.The two hemispheres are surrounded by four allegories of the known continents. The map measures 32 x 54 cm (plate size) and is in fair condition.
The left quarter of the sheet has been skilfully restored with a facsimile part. A tear in the upper margin has been restored too.If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. For the search engine: view map engraving. On request we will be happy to issue you with a free certificate of authenticity. If you wish, we will gladly provide a certificate of authenticity free of charge. This is a rare, original, colored copper engraving world map by Emman Bowen (1714 - 1767) from 1744. A restored tear in the upper center Remarks: a very ddecorative and rare world map in two hemispheres. The left quarter of the sheet has been skilfull.
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