Jack was employed into service for the East India Trading Company and was given command of the Wicked Wench. However, after he set free a cargo of slaves, his employer, Cutler Beckett, had Jack branded as a pirate and the Wench set aflame and sunk. After failing to rescue the Wench, Sparrow struck a bargain with the ghostly captain of the Flying Dutchman, Davy Jones, to resurrect his beloved vessel. Jones returned the ship to Jack in near perfect condition except for the permanently charred hull. This prompted Jack to rename her the Black Pearl.
Don’t let it pass you by.
I’m sure we’ve all experienced this.
The Big Lebowski
Created by Jude Buffum
Note from artist: The Big Lebowski is my favorite movie of all time. My friend Oron owns a super hip bowling alley that loves all things Lebowski so much that they are the official Philadelphia host of Lebowskifest. I created these limited-edition prints for an art exhibition there.