Collection: Textile Museum Sheet Map Collection
Title: An Accurate map of the county of York divided into its ridings and subdivided into wapontakes drawn from surveys with various improvements shewing also by concentrick circles, the distances of all places in the country from the city of York
Creator: Bowen, Emanuel (d. 1767)
Publisher: Hinton, John (d. 1781)
Publishing Location: London, England
Date Published: 1750
Historical Context: Dedicated to Charles, Duke of Richmond. Includes a decorative cartouche showing examples of the textile industry in Yorkshire: spinning wheel, cloth, sheep.
Dimensions: 53 x 72 cm
Notes: Bowen, along with Thomas Kitchin prepared large scale county maps commissioned by John Hinton. Published in 1749 as individual maps, the plates were sold to John Tinney around 1762. Prior to this sale, several map and atlas publishers such as Thomas Bowles, Robert Sayer published "Large English Atlas" with a complete set of maps in 1760.
Brief Description: Includes lists of seats of nobility, "seats of some other gentlemen", earls and dukes of York and Richmond.
Collection/Donor: American Textile History Museum
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/50786.0001