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The bow of Sir Ernest Shackletons exploratory vessel SS Endurance Featured Famous Explorers Print

The bow of Sir Ernest Shackletons exploratory vessel SS Endurance

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 1914: The bow of Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploratory vessel SS Endurance being prepared for her Antarctic voyage in Millwall Docks, London, England. Towards the end of the expedition, the ship became stuck in the ice and later sank, forcing her crew to make for civilisation in an open craft. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s Featured Famous Explorers Print

Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships Engraving, Circa 1400s

Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Pirate Colombo in Combat Against Venetians Engraving, Circa 1400s. Source: Kristofer Columbus, Lefnad Och Resor (Christopher Columbus, Life and Voyages), Published in 1893. Original edition from my own archives. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Christopher Columbus landing in America 1492 Featured Famous Explorers Print

Christopher Columbus landing in America 1492

Steel engraving of Christopher Columbus arriving in America 1492
Columbus called the island ( in what is now the Bahamas ) San Salvador (meaning "Holy Savior"); the natives called it Guanahani.
Original edition from my own archives
Source : "Allgemeine Weltgeschichte" 1898

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