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Cope, Charles W., (1811-1890) Departure of the Pilgrim Fathers from Delft Haven.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0004 Author/Creator: Cope, Charles W., (1811-1890) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: circa 1850-1860 Pagination: 1 p. : 1 print : b&w ; 17.5 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraaving entitled "Departure of the Pilgrim Fathers From Delf Haven" circa 1850-1860. Depicts the pilgrims who landed at Plymouth on the Mayflower in December 1620, leaving Delft Haven, Holland. engraved after the original painting by Charles W. Cope.

People: Cope, Charles W., 1811-1890

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationRefugeesMaritimeArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: Early Settlements

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