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rancis Drake. Jodocus Hondius?, (c. 1583)

[Detail] Sir Francis Drake


Collection Overview

The Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake documents the explorations of Sir Francis Drake. Included are letters between Drake and officials from France and England, items documenting his travels in Spanish America, books on exploration and trade as well as on Drake’s travels, and maps, drawings and other images showing Drake and his experiences.

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Historical Eras

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  • Period of Exploration, 1492-1763
  • Global Expansion and Encounter, 1450-1770

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