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Record 9/86
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One print from a nine part series by Theodore de Bry entitled Historia Americae sive Novi Orbis, or Grand Voyages. This print illustrates how the silver was extracted from the Cerro Rico at Potosi ( Plate 3, from Part IX, published in 1602 with German Text).
Prints, Drawings & Paintings -How the Indians Mined Silver at Potosi -Copyright Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society All Rights Reserved
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Last modified on: June 06, 2013