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Pyrate ‘Chronicle book covers by M.Y. Cover Design.

Images of the crew members created using Hotpot AI Art Generator

Public domain images*

  • Captain Avery from a woodcut from A General History of the Pyrates (1725)
  • Ships at a harbour mole and a yacht sailing away by Willem van de Velde the Younger (1673)
  • Sea Battle of Vigo Bay by anonymous (1702)
  • Two views of a naval snow, by Charles Brooking (1759) National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
  • A detail of a 17th-century painting by Cornelis Verbeeck showing a Spanish galleon firing its cannons. In the complete painting, the ship is in combat with a Dutch vessel c. 1618 in an unknown location. (National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.).
  • Guéroult du Pas, “Barque longue for exploration, escort and trade during wars”, 1710 (
  • Print engraving of Stede Bonnet in Charles Johnson’s A General History of the Pyrates 1725.
  • Engraved by Benjamin Cole (1695–1766) – Johnson, Charles (1724) “Capt. Bartho. Roberts, and His Crew” in A General History of the Pyrates.
  • Illustration from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island: crew members flee from a mutinous ship in a jolly boat.

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