Vasco da Gama's flagship of 1524

Vasco da Gama's flagship of 1524

C007/5238 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.8MB

Downloadable file size: 2.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PATRICK LANDMANN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Vasco da Gama's flagship of 1524. Historical artwork of the flagship of the armada of 1524, led by the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama (1460-1524), the newly appointed Viceroy of Portuguese India. This was the third voyage made by Vasco da Gama, helping to consolidate the trading route round Africa to India that he had opened up in his first voyage of 1497-9. Sailing in April, the fleet arrived in September, but Vasco da Gama died of malaria on 24 December. This is a close-up of a page from the work 'Memorias das Armadas' (Memory of the Fleets), at the Sciences Academy of Lisbon. For the full fleet, see image C007/5239.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1500s, 1524, 16th century, 3rd voyage, age of discovery, age of exploration, artwork, europe, european, exploration, explore, exploring, flagship, historical, history, illustration, journey, journeying, last voyage, lisbon, manuscript, memorias das armadas, memory of the fleets, page, portugal, portuguese, portuguese india, sail, sailing, sailing ship, sciences academy of lisbon, ship, third voyage, transport, transportation, travel, travelling, vasco da gama, viceroy, voyage, voyaging

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.