The Landing of Columbus by Vanderlyn

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by  John Vanderlyn
published on 31 May 2022
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An 1847 painting by John Vanderlyn showing the landing of Christopher Columbus (1451-1506 CE) in the West Indies in 1492. As an adelantado, Columbus was representing the Spanish Crown, hence he holds a banner showing the Spanish coats of arms.

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Vanderlyn,  . (2022, May 31). The Landing of Columbus by Vanderlyn. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15990/the-landing-of-columbus-by-vanderlyn/

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Vanderlyn,  John. "The Landing of Columbus by Vanderlyn." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 31, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15990/the-landing-of-columbus-by-vanderlyn/.

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Vanderlyn,  John. "The Landing of Columbus by Vanderlyn." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2022. Web. 28 Feb 2024.

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