The adventure of MagellanPortrait illustration
Cartoon portraits of the key historical characters in Magellanes' expedition to complete the first circumnavegation of Earth.
These illustrations were commissioned for the collective book Around the World:The Adventure of Magellan.
There’sa a little narrative between them. For instance, Lapu-Lapu, the Filipino warchief who battled the spanish conquerors is opposing Elcano and his portrait is using reddish tones. The traitor Rajah Humabon, in return, is depicted giving his back to everyone.
Magellan • Carlos I • Juan de Cartagena • Antonio Pigafetta •
Enrique of Malacca • Juan Sebastián Elcano • Lapu-Lapu • Rajah Humabon