S.r Francis Drake.Taken from an Original Painting late in the Possession of S.r Philip Sydenham bar.t deceased.
Engraving with large margins. 305 x 190mm, 12 x 7½".
A portrait supposedly of Sir Francis Drake (1540 - 1596), admiral and circumnavigator, in an oval border. Engraved by Robert White c.1700, this example comes from John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. The National Portrait Gallery now disputes the identification.
[Ref: 25782] £220.00