HONDIUS PORTRAIT OF DRAKE, C. 1583.
Drake is pictured at the
age of 43, with the coat of arms conferred
on him on April 4, 1581, after he was knighted at Deptford,
on the deck of the Golden Hind, the first English ship
to go around the world.
All numbers in brackets refer to the items in the Catalogue
of the Collection.
This Web site is based on:
Sir Francis Drake: a Pictorial Biography, Hans P. Kraus,
with An Historical by Lt. Commander David W. Waters & Richard
Boulind and a detailed Catalogue of the Author's Collection.
Amsterdam by N. Israel, 1970. Copyright © 1970 by H. P. Kraus -
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 75-87886. Reprinted with permission
of Maryanne Folter.