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Capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718 depicting the battle between Blackbeard the Pirate and Lieutenant Maynard in Ocracoke Bay

Date 1920[1]
creator QS:P170,Q2090815
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  1. Library of Congress () "Class G. Works of Art; Models or Designs for Works of Art" in Catalog of Copyright Entries: Works of Art, vol. 16, part IV (New series ed.), Washington, United States: Government Printing Office, pp. p. 96 Retrieved on .

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current21:10, 6 February 2010Thumbnail for version as of 21:10, 6 February 20101,332 × 949 (212 KB)Parrot of Doom (talk | contribs)Increased size and more natural colours (ie not auto levels)
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