Dower, John James, 1825-1901, map engraver

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Dower, John James, 1825-1901, map engraver

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Dates of existence

1825- 1901

History

John James Dower, 1825-1901, was a mapmaker, print seller, and publisher based in London. Dower was the heir to the more prominent London engraver and mapmaker John Crane Dower, 1791-1847. Dower worked with many prominent middle to late 19th century London map publishers including Weller, Cassell, Bacon, Petermann, and others. He was elected to the Royal Geographical Society in 1854.

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London

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Authority record identifier

P1229

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Duncan Birrell, January 2018

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Sources

Geographicus.com, Antiquemapsandprints.com, Britishmuseum.org

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