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Juno (?) holding thunderbolts over a stormy sea presides over a monument adorned with eight portraits of English seamen in roundels. Engraving by A. Smith and J. Newton, 1795, after R. Smirke.

  • Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845.
Date
April 10 1795
Reference
2870658i
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Also known as

Gilbert ; Cavendish ; Frobisher ; I. Hawkins ; Drake ; Cumberland ; Raleigh ; Effingham. R. Smirke R.A. del. ; A. Smith & J. Newton sculp.

Description

Humphrey Gilbert, explorer of the north-west passage over America and claimant to Newfoundland; Thomas Cavendish, circumnavigator 1586-1588; Martin Frobisher, privateer, officer in the fleet against the Spanish Armada and explorer of the north-west passage over America; Sir John Hawkins, Treasurer of the British Navy; Sir Francis Drake and George Clifford, 3rd earl of Cumberland, both commanders in the fleet against the Spanish Armada; Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer of the Americas and circumnavigator; Charles Howard (second Baron Howard of Effingham and first earl of Nottingham), Lord admiral of England

Publication/Creation

London (Historic Gallery) : R. Bowyer, April 10 1795.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 31.6 x 22 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2870658i

Languages

  • English


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