A list of Jesuit missionaries
By BOWEN, Emanuel , 1747

A New & Accurate Map of China. Drawn from Surveys made by the Jesuit Missionaries, by Order of the Emperor. The whole being regulated by numerous Astronomical Observations.

Asia China
  • Author: BOWEN, Emanuel
  • Publication place: [London]
  • Publisher: William Innys [and others
  • Publication date: 1747].
  • Physical description: Engraved map with contemporary hand-colour in outline.1
  • Dimensions: 375 by 450mm. (14.75 by 17.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17546


Bowen’s map of China, based on extensive surveys by Jesuit missionaries which he diligently lists on the left-hand side. Published in his ‘Complete System of Geography’, two volumes, 1744-1747.

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