Captain Kidd Burying His Treasure

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Howard Pyle
published on 23 August 2021
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A late-19th/early-20th century illustration by Howard Pyle showing the Scottish privateer turned pirate Captain Kidd (c. 1645-1701) burying his treasure. William Kidd was found guilty of piracy and hanged in 1701. A legend sprang up that Kidd had buried a fantastic treasure but its location was unknown and has never been found.

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Pyle, H. (2021, August 23). Captain Kidd Burying His Treasure. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14503/captain-kidd-burying-his-treasure/

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Pyle, Howard. "Captain Kidd Burying His Treasure." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14503/captain-kidd-burying-his-treasure/.

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Pyle, Howard. "Captain Kidd Burying His Treasure." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2021. Web. 28 Sep 2021.