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Bowen, Emanuel (1693/4–1767), engraver and map maker, was the son of Owen Bowen (d. 1730), gentleman, of Talley, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, and his wife, Anne (d. 1721). On 7 September 1709 he was apprenticed to Charles Price, globe and instrument maker and a member of the ...


Thomas Jefferys (c. 1719–1771) by Paul Sandby, c. 1765 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II


Jefferys, Thomas (c. 1719–1771), engraver, cartographer, and publisher, was the son of Henry Jefferys, a cutler. At the time of his apprenticeship to Emanuel Bowen in 1735 his family was living in Clerkenwell, London. No further detail of the family has been traced, although his contemporaries, the brass-founder ...


Kitchin, Thomas (1719–1784), cartographer and engraver, was born in the parish of St Olave, Southwark, most probably on 4 August 1719, apparently the eldest of several children of Thomas Kitchin, hat dyer, and his wife, Mary Birr, whom he married in 1716.