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E141B91-P1AdmirandaNarratio.jpg
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…

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An Indian weroance, or chief, poses in this watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina. Some scholars argue that this figure represents the…

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An Indian mother, carrying a water gourd, and her child, carrying what appears to be an English doll, pose in this watercolor by John White, the English artist who in 1585 accompanied a failed colonizing expedition to Roanoke Island in present-day…

E141B91P09ProceresRoanoack.jpg
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…

E141B91P25-AliquotHeroumXXIII.jpg
An Indian man is depicted carrying a bow and arrow, a quiver slung across his back, in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry based on the watercolor paintings ofJohn White. A tattoo is shown on the Indian's back, with various other kinds of…

E141B91P04AmericaParsVirgi.jpg
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…

E141B91-P16CookingFish.jpg
Two Indian men are portrayed roasting fish on a wooden frame 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 the lives…

E141B91-p17Fictiliuva.jpg
An Indian couple is portrayed cooking a meal 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 the lives ofAlgonquian-speaking…

E141B91-15IndiansFishing.jpg
A group of Indians is portrayed using fire, spears, and traps to catch fish 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…

E141B91-P14LogCanoe.jpg
Two Indian men are portrayed using fire and shells to dig out a canoe in this colored engraving by Theodor de Bry possibly based on a watercolor painting by John White. The image shows life as it was lived by the Algonquian-speaking Indians in the…
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