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Captain Bartholomew Roberts, The Cavalier Pirate

A full-length portrait of Captain Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts, a Welsh pirate described as one of the most successful pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy. In this drawing he is standing with a sword in hand. A ship, persons in a boat and…

Capt. Bartholomew Roberts with his two ships - The Royal Fortune and The Ranger

Captain Bartholomew Roberts with two ship, viz. the Royal Fortune and Ranger, takes a sail in Whydah Road on the coast of Guiney, January 11th, 1721/2.

The Pelican, Brig engaging Le Trompeur, French Privateer near Jamaica, Septr. 22nd, 1797

The Pelican, Brig engaging Le Trompeur, French Privateer near Jamaica, Septr. 22nd, 1797; designed and engraved by W. Elmes. London, John Fairburn, 1798.

6 1/2" x 8 1/2". col. Aquatint.

A West Indiaman in a storm

A West Indiaman in a storm, from an original picture in the possession of Mr. C.W. Carrington, painted by J. Vernet, engraved by W. Carlos. London, Thos. McLean, 1834.

11" x 14 1/2". Mezzotint.

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Urbs Domingo in Hispaniola

11 1/4 x 14". engraving.

From: Montanus, Arnoldus. De Nieewe en Onbekende Weereld. This print appeared in the above and also in Dr. Dapper's and John Ogilby's translations which were plagiarisms from Montanus.

The death of Nelson

Scene depicting the death of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

7" x 10". engraving.

Landing at Jacmel, Hayti

London, The Illustrated London News/ca. 1864

6" x 9 1/4"

Extract from the Illustrated London News 1864? Approximate date taken from printed matter on verso of print.

St. Kitts

Engraving by Medland showing a property at Saint Kitts. A man is seen with a horse and in the distance, a fleet of ships are at sea.

5 1/4 x 8 1/2 col. aquatint.

View of Prince Rupert's Bay, Dominica

Three men pulling the remnants of a wrecked ship at Prince Rupert's Bay in Dominica. Another boat/ship has been beached whilst two are at sea.

5 1/2" x 9". col. aquatint.