1744 – E. Bowen – North West part of Germany
Title: “A Correct Map of the North West Part of Germany Containing Westphalia & Lower Saxony Including the Electorates of Brunswick Lunenburg or Hannover & Cologne…”
This handsome map depicts the regions of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia in northwestern Germany, extending to show a portion of the Netherlands. Roads, cities, political boundaries, and the river system in the region are all well depicted. The map is embellished with a marine-themed title cartouche.
Cartographer: Emanuel Bowen (1694?–1767)
Sheet size: 53,8 x 42,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition, strong print on watermarked paper with wide margins. Center fold as published.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1744 and not a modern copy or reprint!