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'The Landing of Columbus', (1877). Creator: Albert Bobbett.

'The Landing of Columbus', (1877). Creator: Albert Bobbett.

2-710-071 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The Landing of Columbus', (1877). Christopher Columbus arriving in America, 1492. Sponsored by Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, Italian navigator and colonist Columbus set out to discover a westward route to Asia. He landed on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, claiming it for Spain. The priests who accompanied him forcibly converted large numbers of the indigenous population to Christianity. From "Our Country: a Household History for All Readers, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time", Volume 1, by Benson J. Lossing. [Johnson & Miles, New York, 1877]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580049407
  1. 2-710-071
  1. 2710071

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5572x3730
File Size : 60890kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Albert Bobbett, attributed to: American: Artist, engraver
After
  1. Felix Octavius Carr Darley: American: Artist, painter, illustrator
Subject
  1. Christopher Columbus: Italian, Spanish: Navigator
People Related
  1. Benson John Lossing: American: Author, writer, historian
  2. Johnson & Miles: American: Publisher, publishers, publishing house
Medium
  1. Engraving
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- North and Central America
  3. ------ Hispaniola
  1. 19 00 00 N , 071 00 00 W

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