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        Natives of Algoa, 1508

        Burgkmair, Hans (c.1473-1531). Medium: woodcut. Date: 1508. Burgkmair made a series of prints based upon Balthasar Springer's account of his 1505 voyage to Africa and India as part of a Portuguese trade voyage; This couple, who are also shown seated in the freize of the procession of the King of Cochin, are from Algoa, which is on the eastern coast of South Africa, where the city of Port Elizabeth is found today; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.

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