Thomas Cavendish Geb. zu Suffolk in England Gestorb in Brasilien 1591.
Etching. Plate 127 x 77mm (5 x 3").
Sir Thomas Cavendish (1560-1592), the English explorer and privateer. His first successful circumnavigation made him very rich from captured Spanish gold, silk and treasure from the Pacific and Philippines. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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