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Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 -- Pictorial works


The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake

With his ship, The Golden Hind, Sir Francis Drake cut an imposing swath for Queen Elizabeth (and country) as he circumnavigated the earth from the years 1577 to 1580. During this time, he claimed a portion of California for the crown and continued to wage battles against the Spanish. Many of the primary documents, including maps and engravings, related to his travels and life were collected by the...