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Children being instructed in the exploits of famous explorers such as Columbus and Cook, whose portraits are shown in roundels. Etching by R. Pollard after Dodd, 17--.

  • Dodd, Robert, 1748-1815.
Date
[1785?]
Reference
566105i
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Description

Portraits in roundels surmounted by ships, identified by engraved lettering above the scene: 1 William Dampier; 2 Sir Walter Raleigh; 3 Vasco da Gama; 4 Christopher Columbus; 5 George, Baron Anson; 6 Thomas Candish (Cavendish); 7 Sir Francis Drake; 8 Magellan; 9 [unidentified]; 10 James Cook

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Alexander Hogg?], [1785?]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 29.8 x 19 cm

Lettering

The genius of the work instructing youth in the conduct of those illustrious circumnavigators &c, whose medallions are here exhibited and whose importrant discveries & exploits (amongst others) are recorded in our collection. Dodd del. ; Pollard sculp.

Creator/production credits

Design either by Robert Dodd (as assumed here) or by Daniel Dodd

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566105i

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  • English


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