Bowen & Owen’s Map of Brecknockshire

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A Map of Brecknockshire.

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Title

Bowen & Owen’s Brecknockshire

Mapmaker(s)

OWEN, John

Engraver(s)

BOWEN, Emanuel

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

c.1720

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

18 x 12 cm

Full Description

Copper engraving, 18 x 12 cm, recent hand-colour, b/w strip-maps on verso. A map of Brecknockshire engraved by Emanuel Bowen for John Owen’s “Britannia Depicta”, a pocket road book derived from Ogilby’s innovative atlas of strip maps first published in 1675. Bowen & Owens’s work first appeared in 1720 and proved extremely popular; there were numerous editions over the next forty years.