Emanuel Bowen Engraving From "Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels," 1744
Emanuel Bowen (British, 1694 – 1767)
1. The Camel call’d by the Arabians Hegen used for carrying great burthens through the Desarts. 2. The Dromedary which the Arabs call Bocheti used for sending Expresses because of its Swift Pace. 1. The Wild Ass or as some Writers call this Creature of the Zebra 2. The Giraffe or Camelopardus of Ancients 3. The Manticora of Ctesias, 1744
Engraving on laid paper
From Navigantium Atque Iteinerantium Bibliotheca (Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels)
Published by John Harris, London, England
- toning to the paper, notably to the edges; some stains and foxing throughout the composition; creases, wrinkles, and curling to the paper.
- measures the paper; plate measures 7.75" W x 13" H.