Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Cortes destroying his fleet, moored in the Villa Rica of the Vera Cruz, to prevent defections among his crew. Volume I. Engraving by J. Carrafa, 1825. Colored.
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Though technically criminals, smugglers are often popular heroes, as is this fellow, 'Will Watch the Smuggler Bold' who will die bravely in a fight with the revenue men.
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The Grand Review upon Hounslow Heath, 1825
The Grand Review upon Hounslow Heath, 1825 (c). Coloured etching possibly after William Heath, nd.Published by J Smart, 35 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street, London, 1825 (c). Date: circa 1825
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1825, 35, Circa, Coloured, Etching, Grand, Heath, Hounslow, London, Oxford, Place, Possibly, Published, Rathbone, Review, Smart, Street, William