Sr. Francis Drake.
Engraving and etching with large margins. Plate 127 x 85mm (5 x 3¼").
Sir Francis Drake, (1540-1596) the English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver and politician. He carried out the second circumnavigation of the world, from 1577 to 1580. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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