They Were Filled With Blackbeard’s Own Pirates
FES Title: They were filled with Blackbeard’s own pirates Heading
Alternate Titles: Boatload of Blackbeard’s Pirates
Date: 04/11/1922
Size: 14″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Paine, Ralph D. “Blackbeard the Buccaneer.” The American Boy, July 1922: 12.
caption: The Boats Were Filled With Blackbeard’s Own Pirates From the “Revenge.”

Paine, Ralph D. Blackbeard Buccaneer. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1922: 309.
no caption

“Sketch Book…featuring the work of outstanding Delaware artists.” Dateline Delaware, September-October 1960: 26.
caption: “It Was Filled With Blackbeard’s Own Pirates”, 14″ x 36″, now hangs in the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 148.
caption: Pirates Approaching Prize Ship

Lewis, J. Patrick. Blackbeard, The Pirate King: Several Yarns Detailing the Ledgends, Myths, and Real-Life Adventures of History’s Most Notorious Seaman. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2006: 17.
caption: Blackbeard approaches

Inscription: lm: F.E. Schoonover
Exhibitions: 1925 WSFA B&W
Comments: index; edit 11/06
Commentary: Schoonover used a very similar subject for #1966a, the cover design of The Crimson Cutlass.
Provenance: Not known