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[The burning of Chorrera by Dutch privateers]

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A dramatic scene from deBry's landmark collection of American travel narratives in which the town of Chorrera, 5 miles west of Havana, is pillaged and set on fire by Dutch privateers under the command of General Staden Riderland in 1599.
Item Number: K880
Cartographer: de Bry
Place & Date: Frankfurt / 1631
Size: 7 1/4'" x 6" (image)
Condition: wash color; overall age toning, some wrinkling and minor spotting
Price: SOLD