Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: [Edward Low shoots a man]

Accession number: 
07168
Record number: 
07168-7
JCB call number: 
D725 D314hA
Image title: 
[Edward Low shoots a man]
Place image published: 
[Amsterdam]
Image publisher: 
[Hermanus Uytwerf]
Image date: 
[1725]
Image function: 
plate; following p. 590
Technique: 
engraving
Image dimension height: 
13.1 cm.
Image dimension width: 
8.2 cm.
Page dimension height: 
15.5 cm.
Page dimension width: 
9.2 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
Dutch
Description: 
Edward Low shoots a man while a band of pirates sits in the background. Also includes ships.
Source creator: 
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
Source Title: 
[General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates. Dutch] Historie der engelsche zee-roovers ... door Capiteyn Charles Johnson
Source place of publication: 
Tot Amsterdam
Source publisher: 
By Hermanus Uytwerf
Source date: 
1725
notes: 
Low was alleged to be one of the most brutal of all pirates and the most notorious of any pirate to come out of New England. This work is often attributed to Defoe based on textual relationship to works of Defoe's proven authorship together with supporting external evidence.
Time Period: 
1701-1750
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired before 1870.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
Caribbean Islands
Subject Area: 
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Subject Area: 
Portraits
Subject headings: 
Buccaneers
Subject headings: 
Pirates