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Thomas Cavendish (1560-1592), Circumnavigator

Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Cavendish's voyage of circumnavigation (1586-8) was inspired by Francis Drake's success in circumnavigating the globe (1577-80). Cavendish returned in the year of the Armada triumph with ships of plundered Spanish gold. Accounts of his voyages appear in Hakluyt's The principal navigations, voyages and discoveries of the English Nation (1598).

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6677

Thomas Cavendish

by Jodocus Hondius
engraving, circa 1590-1592
NPG 6677

D20953

Thomas Cavendish

after Unknown artist
etching
NPG D20953

D21178

Circumnavigators

by Unknown artist
etching, early 17th century
NPG D21178

D25428

Thomas Cavendish

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D25428

D16613

Thomas Cavendish

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D16613

D16614

Thomas Cavendish

possibly by Magdalena de Passe, possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D16614

D16615

Thomas Cavendish

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D16615

D16616

Thomas Cavendish

by R. Page
stipple engraving, published 1820
NPG D16616