Cavendishes Crew in Great distress at Port desire, Set up a Forge & repair their shatterd Vessels.
Engraving, 115 x 190mm. 4½ x 7½".
European sailors work at a forge, make rope, saw wood, and carry provisions. Includes ship, boat, hammers, fire, and axe or hatchets. From 'An Historical account of all the voyages round the world, performed by English navigators...', which describes (among others) the voyage of Thomas Cavendish (1560 - 1592), the second Englishman to circumnavigate the globe. He discovered Puerto Deseado in present day Argentina, where he landed to effect repairs to his ship, and which he named after his ship. Numbered 'pa. 250' upper right.
British Library: 008615932.
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