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Description

Decorative map of Scotland, published by Emanuel Bowen.

The map is hand colored by counties and includes extensive notes and a key with information on the various shires of Scotland and the Parliament Boroughs of North Britain in the order they stand in the Act of Parliament.

Decorative cartouche and compass rose. 

Emanuel Bowen Biography

Emanuel Bowen (1694?-1767) was a British engraver and print seller. He was most well-known for his atlases and county maps. Although he died in poverty, he was widely acknowledged for his expertise and was appointed as mapmaker to both George II of England and Louis XV of France. His business was carried on by his son, Thomas Bowen. He also trained many apprentices, two of whom became prominent mapmakers, Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys.