Powhatan

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Title

Powhatan

Description

Powhatan, paramount chief of Tsenacomoco, a political alliance of Virginia Indians, is shown seated at top, in this detail from the map of Virginia published in Captain John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles (1624). The caption beneath the image describes this as the scene that Smith encountered when he was delivered to Powhatan as a prisoner in 1607.

Description courtesy of Encyclopedia Virginia.

Creator

William Hole

Source

Library of Virginia

Date

Compiled 1608; published 1624

Rights

Courtesy of the Library of Virginia

Format

Engraving

Coverage

England
Virginia
Jamestown

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Original Format

Engraving

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-Powhatan_john_smith_map.jpg

Citation

William Hole, “Powhatan,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/189.

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