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Kitchin’s Map of England & Wales

SKU: 9397
£600.00

Title:
Kitchin’s Map of England & Wales

Date of publication:
c.1760

Printed Measurement:
118 x 101 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Carrington Bowle
  • John Bowles
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Thomas Kitchin
  • Engraver(s):
    Anthony Walker

    An Accurate Map of England and Wales, drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by numerous astronomical observations made by members of the Royal Society, the places being marked where observations are made…

    This map of England and Wales was probably published in an edition of Bowen and Kitchin’s ‘Large English Atlas’. The cartouche features Neptune and Britannia, set among symbols of agricultural prosperity, science and commerce.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, two map sheets which have been joined, 118 x 101 cm, bright original hand colour, small inset map of the Scilly Isles and table of explanation, large uncoloured allegorical cartouche engraved by Anthony Walker, old folds, of which two are strengthened on the verso, which is blank.