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George Lowther ; Death of Lowther.

Image ID: 831643

George Lowther ; Death of Lowther.

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Image Title

:  George Lowther ; Death of Lowther.

Creator

: Geo. S. Harris & Sons -- Lithographer

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 4 x 7 cm. (1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on verso: "Pirates of the Spanish Main" "It was about the middle of the year 1721 that George Lowther, mate of the stout ship, 'Gambia Castle,' determined to seize the vessel, and steer for the Spanish Main. With nine-and-forty companions won over, he slipped out of the river Gambia, in Africa, re-christened his vessel the 'Happy Delivery,' and steered for Barbadoes. Many were the poor merchant ships that fell a prey to this sea-haw ....
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Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Pirates

Source Description

: 2 folders (68 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PIR

Digital ID

: 831643

Record ID

: 714832

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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