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Emanuel Bowen: An Accurate Map of the County of Huntingdon

Map: HUNTS234
 
Cartographer: Emanuel Bowen
Title: An Accurate Map of the County of Huntingdon
Date: c. 1760
Published: London
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 27 inches / 69 cm
Map ref: HUNTS234
Description:
Large, decorative county map of Huntingdonshire with numerous "historical extracts" describing the industries and natural history of the county.

In the grand title cartouche workers are seen digging bricks of peat, a famous local industry. Fishing, hunting, and livestock are also mentioned as major industries.

Original hand-colour. [HUNTS234]