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Emanuel Bowen Engraving From "Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels," 1744

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Emanuel Bowen (British, 1694 – 1767)
1. The Large Indian Eagle Described by Aristotle and other Writers of Natural History, with the Lapis Detites or Stone Found in its Nest. 2. The Ostrich in its Common Posture in Running. 3. The Emeu or Casoar a Bird of a Very Singular Kind Found in Sumatra, Banda, and the Moluca’s. 4. The Water Pelican or Onocrotalus of Pliny from a Painting take from the Life, 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.


9.5" W x 16.5" H x 0.1" D

- measures the paper; plate measures 7.75" W x 13" H.

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