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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 a train of llamas loaded with ore from the mines ready to carry it to the city of Potosi for refining (Plate 4, from Part IX, published 1602 with German text).
Prints, Drawings & Paintings -The Strange Sheep-like Creatures that Carried the Silver-Ore -Copyright Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society All Rights Reserved
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