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English colonists approach the island of Roanoke in a small boat in 1585 in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Due to shallow waters, the English had difficulty finding a safe passage to the…

Two Indian chiefs, orweroances, are portrayed in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry shows life as it was lived by the…

This 1590 engraved map by Theodore de Bry entitled "That part of America, now called 'Virginia' … " includes the locations of Indian settlements in the area surrounding Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina, as well as several Indian…

The Roanoke Indian town ofPomeioocis depicted in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry shows village life as it was lived by the…

A group of Indians is portrayed performing a ceremony around a fire in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry shows life as it was lived…

A man described as the leader of the Roanoke Indians is depicted from the front and rear in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting byJohn White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts…

An elderly Indian man poses in front of the palisaded town of Pomeiooc in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting byJohn White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict the…

Figures of Indians, as well as copious fruits and vegetables that highlight Virginia's abundance, embellish the title page of a 1590 Latin edition of Thomas Hariot'sA briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. The book, initially…

Indian men and women dance around a circle while three young women embrace in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding considerable detail to White's eyewitness sketch, de Bry attempts to depict…

An Indian woman covering her breasts with her arms is depicted from the front and back in this colored engraving by Gysbrecht van Veenbased on a watercolor painting by John White. Adding some detail to White's eyewitness sketch, van Veen attempts to…