British Empire Article

Raleigh on Orinoco

With his life on the line Sir Walter Raleigh had one last ill-fated expedition to attempt to discover the fabled city of El Dorado purported to lie in the jungles of South America in Guiana. This picture shows Raleigh leading his men up the Orinoco in search of fabulous wealth.

This Picture is courtesy of Primrose Prints

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