The Pirate BlackbeardIn this gallery uncover eighteen sepia and color images of The Pirate Blackbeard, also known as Edward Teach. Blackbeard was one of the most infamous pirates to ever live. He operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of Britain’s North American colonies during the early 18th century. Blackbeard was known for his fearsome appearance, which included a thick beard that he tied into braids. Blackbeard’s legacy is one of fear and violence, but he is also remembered as a skilled pirate and a charismatic leader. The illustrations are from a variety of sources including Blackbeard Buccaneer written by Ralph D. Paine and illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover in 1922. If you are finding these drawings engaging, be sure to drop by the pages with more Famous Pirates and another well-known pirate by the name of Henry Morgan. Enjoy!
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