Emanuel Bowen Engraving From "Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels," 1744
Emanuel Bowen (British, 1694 – 1767)
The Marble Watch-Tower or Light-House Erected by Ptolemy Soter on the Island of Pharus near the Port of Alexandria with the Causeway carried through the Sea to the Continent, 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 frame; plate measures 8.5" W x 9.25" H.