Portraits: Christopher Columbus
Copper etching by Zschoch. Published in Zurich bei Schumann ca 1800.
Print has very wide margins with light scattered spotting.
Image size: 8.2 x 6.5 cm ( 3.2 x 2.5 ")
Page size: 24.5 x 18 cm ( 9.6 x 7 ")
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and colonization of the Americas.
Keywords: Haiti, Christmas, Cap-Haïtien; Hispaniola; La Navidad; Limonade; Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien (MUPANAH), in Port-au-Prince; Caribbean, Central America, and South America; westward sea route to the East Indies; West Indies; voyages;