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IMAGE number
IL250649
Title
Drake's Drum, illustration from 'Drake's Drum and Other Songs of the Sea' by Henry Newbolt (1862-1938) (colour litho)
Artist
McCormick, Arthur David (1860-1943) / English
Description
'Take my drum to England, hang it by the shore. Strike it when your powder's running low'; death off Panama; drum brought back to Buckland Abbey; legend claims it can be heard in times of national crisis;
Location
Private Collection
Medium
lithographie couleur
Date
(C20th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 1540-96
  • c16th
  • captain
  • crew
  • deathbed
  • deck
  • elizabethan
  • maritime
  • shanty
  • sir francis drake

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