Creation Date

1720

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Copper engraving

Dimensions

8 x 5.75

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.121

Creator Biography

John Owen, British, 1694-1767. Emanuel Bowen.

Description

This map depicts the roads through Norfolk and Suffolk to Ipswich, including black dots or points in the middle of the road with the appropriate mile marker on the road. Additionally, there is a large amount of text pertaining to the city of Ipswich.

Provenance

A map from John Owen's 'Britannia Depicta', a pocket-sized atlas of county maps and strip road maps, which were engraved by Emmanuel Bowen. This book was published in 1720.

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