Cartagena on the Spanish Main

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Baptista Boazio
published on 26 October 2021
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A c. 1589 map showing the port of Cartagena on the Spanish Main (now in modern Colombia). Cartagena was one of the main ports for the Spanish treasure fleets and acted as a collecting point for gold, silver, emeralds, and pearls from Colombia and Venezuela. The map by Baptista Boazio shows the attack by Francis Drake in 1586. (Library of Congress)

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Boazio, B. (2021, October 26). Cartagena on the Spanish Main. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14748/cartagena-on-the-spanish-main/

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Boazio, Baptista. "Cartagena on the Spanish Main." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 26, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14748/cartagena-on-the-spanish-main/.

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Boazio, Baptista. "Cartagena on the Spanish Main." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Oct 2021. Web. 28 Nov 2021.

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