Captn Daviss's Men taken off the Rock by their Comrades.
Engraving, 105 x 165mm. 4¼ x 6½".
From 'An Historical account of all the voyages round the world, performed by English navigators...', which describes (among others) the voyages of Captain James Davis (1580 - 1623). Davis was a founder and builder of the first English colony in New England (Sagadahoc, Maine), referred to as a northern Virginia colony. After the remaining members of that colony gave up and returned in discouragement to England in 1609, he sailed for the southern Virginia colony where he became one its earliest settlers, one of the "ancient planters." Numbered 'page 304' upper right.
British Library: 008615932.
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