Captain Bartholomew Roberts, The Cavalier Pirate

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Title

Captain Bartholomew Roberts, The Cavalier Pirate

Description

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 buildings which appear to be on fire, can be seen in the background.

Subject

Roberts, Bartholomew, - 1682-1722; Roberts, John, - 1682-1722; Pirates; Pirates - Early works to 1800; Ships; Piracy

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0009896

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

“Captain Bartholomew Roberts, The Cavalier Pirate,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 20, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8996.