[Willem Shouten attacking a Tongiaki near Tonga.]
Engraving 160 x 220mm (6¼ x 8¾"). Framed. Paper toned. Unexamined out of frame.
Willem Schouten (c.1567-1625), the Dutch navigator who was the first to round Cape Horn (with Jacob Le Maire), attacking a tongiaki (a native catamaran) near Tonga in 1616. Published in 'Speculum Orientalis Occidentalisque Indiae navigationum', accounts of the yoyages of Shouten & Le Maire and Joris van Spilbergen.
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