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(Source: doctormonocle, via ducksmakeitbetter)
Blackbeard’s head at the end of the Bowsprit from The Pirates Own Book
Attempt to Veer by Nicholas Pocock.
“The Fore-stay-sail hoisted, is split in pieces; the Head-Yards are braced aback; and, lastly, the mizenmast is cut away, and dragging by the wreck of the rigging.” From the National Maritime Musem
Quick Fish by Yuko Shimizu
The sinking of the Central America was international news. Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly and other newspapers published artists’ re-creations of the tragedy.