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SCHRAM, Volkhard.
Volkhard Schram, vice-admiraal van Holland en West-Vriesland, onder den zee-raad van West-Vriesland en't Noorderquartier.
(No place, 1673).Engraved half length portrait with heading Impavidum feriunt ruinae, coat of arms and ships in the background. With 12 line poem in two columns by H. vander Meer, after Jan Jansz. Veenhuysen by E. vander Hoof. Ca. 42 x 30 cm.Volckert Adriaanszoon Schram (ca. 1620 - 1673) was a 17th-century Dutch admiral. His surname was also spelled Volkert or Volkhard. In 1656 he served for the VOC and participated in the landing on Ceylon against the Portuguese. - Fine.Muller, Portetten, 4838a.
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