Vasco da Gama Departing Lisbon

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Alfredo Roque Gameiro
published on 30 May 2021
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A c. 1900 painting by Alfredo Roque Gameiro showing the departure of the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama (c. 1469-1525) from Lisbon. He was the first European to sail directly from Europe to India via the Cape of Good Hope, a voyage taken in 1497-9. (National Library of Portugal, Lisbon)

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Gameiro, A. R. (2021, May 30). Vasco da Gama Departing Lisbon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14121/vasco-da-gama-departing-lisbon/

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Gameiro, Alfredo Roque. "Vasco da Gama Departing Lisbon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 30, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14121/vasco-da-gama-departing-lisbon/.

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Gameiro, Alfredo Roque. "Vasco da Gama Departing Lisbon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 May 2021. Web. 21 Sep 2021.