Auction 117, Lot 2

"Sr. Francis Drake, Taken from an Original Painting late in the Possession of Sr. Philip Lydenham Bart. Deceased", Harris, John

Subject: Title Pages - Portrait

Period: 1744 (published)

Publication: Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca…

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 11.5 inches
17.8 x 29.2 cm

Fine copper engraved portrait of England's great explorer. Drake was the first Englishman to sail around the world and took a leading part in defeating the Great Armada sent by Spain to invade England in 1588.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $90 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/6/2006

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