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        Captain Rogers' People stripping some Ladies of their Jewels in the Neighbourhood of Guiaquil, 1765

        English School, (18th century). Medium: engraving. Date: 1765. Illustration from 'A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels' by Edward Cavendish Drake; Woodes Rogers (c.1679-1732) was a privateer and colonial governor; his encounter in 1709 with Alexander Selkirk was described by him in 'A Cruising Voage Round the World', published in 1712 and became the basis and inspiration of 'Robinson Crusoe' by Defoe; Provenance: Private Collection.

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