Pinterest
William Kidd, Artist,  low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

germ of an idea : William Kidd, Artist, low-fire red earthenware clay, underglazes, crawl glaze

William Kidd -Captain Kidd-- The belief that Kidd had left buried treasure contributed considerably to the growth of his legend. The 1701 broadside song Captain Kid's Farewell to the Seas, or, the Famous Pirate's Lament lists "Two hundred bars of gold, and rix dollars manifold, we seized uncontrolled

William Kidd - Captain Kidd in New York Harbor, ca. 1920 painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

Silver bar, thought to be of Capt Kidd (7 May 2015) Underwater explorers in Madagascar say they have discovered treasure belonging to the notorious 17th-Century Scottish pirate William Kidd. A 50kg (7st 9lb) silver bar was brought to shore on Thursday on the island of Sainte Marie, from what is thought to be the wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Pirate Capt Kidd's 'treasure' found

Underwater explorers in Madagascar say they have discovered treasure belonging to the notorious Scottish pirate William Kidd.

William Kidd | 15 Things You Didn’t Know About 15 Captains, Commanders And Conquerors

15 Things You Didn't Know About 15 Captains, Commanders And Conquerors

william kidd art | William Kidd stands beside his unique ceramics.

Artfest Fort Myers takes place annually in the Fort Myers River District on the first weekend of February. This fine art festival lasts for.

Today in History: Captain Kidd Executed in London (1701)

Today in History: Captain Kidd Executed in London (1701)

Captain William Kidd Captain Kidd had a license from Lord Bellomont, the governor of New England and New York, and King William III of England to hunt down pirates and capture French ships.

Captain William Kidd, the notorious Scottish pirate. Born, probably in Dundee, around the year 1645, Commissioned by King William III to attack pirates in the Indian Ocean, but secretly allowed to attack French merchantmen, Kidd was disowned by the establishment at his trial. Kidd was hanged on Execution Dock, in London's docklands on the banks of The Thames. Kidd became a legendary figure. My Great grandmother was Elizabeth Kidd born 1833... her father Robert Kidd... still looking at…

A rogue's gallery: famous British pirates

Captain William Kidd was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean. Some modern historians deem his piratical reputation unjust, as there is evidence that Kidd acted only as a privateer.

William Kidd: Ceramic 'Organic Possibilities' – Ami Dolling

William Kidd: Ceramic ‘Organic Possibilities’

Captain William Kidd

Captain Kidd, Legendary Pirate

Captain William Kidd was a Scottish ship's captain and pirate. After turning himself in and hoping to clear his name, he was hanged for piracy.

Once a respected privateer, Captain William Kidd set sail in 1696 with the assignment of hunting down pirates in the Indian Ocean. But he soon turned pirate himself, capturing vessels such as the Quedagh Merchant and killing a subordinate with a wooden bucket.

Captain KiddOnce a respected privateer, Captain William Kidd set sail in 1696 with the assignment of hunting down pirates in the Indian Ocea.

Pirate William Kidd Burying Treasure on Oak Island

Pirate William Kidd Burying Treasure on Oak Island

William Kidd, Oak Island, Knights Templar, Treasure Island, Pirate Party, Giclee Print, Illustration Art, Pirates, Aztec