Sir Francis Drake wounded by an arrow

Active selection in cart:
Sir Francis Drake. Shimmering in the distance was the Pacific Ocean. Francis Drake saw it and determined to become the first Englishman to sail upon it … an act that was to make his name immortal. After sailing through the Strait of Magellan, Drake and some of his crew rowed towards the island of Mocha off the coast of Chile. They were given a hostile reception by the islanders, so one story goes, and Drake was wounded by an arrow.

Buy this stock image

Available worldwide for immediate download up to 4,880 x 3,278 pixels. This image may be licensed for any specified use.



  1. Log in or Register (in 30 seconds)
  2. image(s)
  3. Click on Go to cart
  4. Choose intended use or request a quote
  5. Confirm terms & conditions
  6. Pay by card, PayPal or bank transfer

Video guide

Buy products

You can buy personalised gifts, including t-shirts, tote bags and mousemats, featuring this image from our print partner, Zazzle:

Choose productsPictorial Museum book

Can we help?

Look and Learn is one of the world’s leading sources of historical and cultural images for personal and commercial use. Feel free to contact us with any questions or requests.