Cartographer :BOWLES, Carington.

An interesting 18th century chart of the river Thames

BOWLES, Carington.

Bowles's Draught of the River Thames, from it's Spring in Gloucester-Shire, to it's Influx into the Sea; with a Table of all Locks, Wears, and Bridges thereupon: shewing the Tolls payable at each and their distance by Water from one another.
London: Carington Bowles, 1774. Coloured. 225 x 915mm.

Stock ID : 21901


A striking wall map of the world at the end of the 18th century

BOWLES, Carington.

Bowles's New Four-Sheet Map of the World on Mercator's Projection Exhibiting the Several Quarters of the Globe divided into their respective Empires, Kingdoms, States, &c. agreeable to the latest Treaties and Political Regulations now existing; Together with All the New Discoveries and most interesting Tracks of those eminent Circumnavigators Cook, Byron, Bougainville &c. &c.
London: Bowles & Carver, c.1802. Original wash colour lightly refreshed. Four sheets conjoined, total 1020 x 1180mm.

Stock ID : 19191