Document ReferenceBre 17
TitlePrinted map of Nottinghamshire by Emanuel Bowen; 1787
Extent1 map
Content DescriptionTitle: An Accurate Map of Nottingham Shire. Describing its Wapontakes and Divisions drawn from the best authorities, assisted by the most approved modern maps, with various improvements, illustrated with historical extracts relative to its natural produce, air soil, trade manufactures and present state of the principal towns. By Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to his Majesty.
Name: Bowen, Emanuel (d.1767)
Role: Engraver and print-seller
Scale: British Statute Miles 69 to a degree 12 [1:125,000]
Size: 69 x 51cm
Details: Coloured. Arms: Thomas, Duke of Newcastle, Dedication: Thomas, Duke of Newcastle. Text: notes on the county, towns and nobility. Compass rose. Latitude and longitude. Plate number 20. Imprint: printed for John Bowles in Cornil, Carington Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard and Robert Sayer in Fleet Street. Reverse not seen because the map is framed.
Source: Detached from The Large English Atlas, by Emanuel Bowen, Thomas Kitched, Captain Andrew Armstrong, London. Printed for Robert Sayer, Map, Chart, and Printseller, (1787). See T Chubb 'The Printed Maps in the Atlases of Great Britain and Ireland… 1579-1870' (London, The Homeland Association 1927), CC.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA77244Sayer; Robert (fl. 1766-1787); Map sellerfl. 1766-1787
NA77245Bowles; Carington (fl. 1766-1787); Map seller in St Pauls Church Yardfl. 1766-1787
NA77241Bowen; Emanuel (-1767); Engraver and print-seller-1767
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