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Decorative map of the region bounded by the Eastern Mediterranean, Hungary, and the Black Sea. The regions of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia, Dalmatia, and Transylvania are all named and shown with a high level of detail.

The map shows the extent of the Ottoman Empire's possessions in Europe, at a time when its power was decreasing rapidly. Hungary was already part of the Hapsburg Empire and Greece would secede three-quarters of a century after the publication of this map.

The map includes a compass rose and a decorative cartouche.

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.