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Theodore De Bry:  (Virginia Indians: Indian Woman with Child) Wie die Weiber von Dafamonguepeuc die kinder zu tragen pflegen.

Maps of Southeast America (Virginia Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina)


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Title: (Virginia Indians: Indian Woman with Child) Wie die Weiber von Dafamonguepeuc die kinder zu tragen pflegen.

Map Maker: Theodore De Bry

Place / Date: Frankfurt / 1590

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 10 x 8.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $375.00

Inventory ID: 44661mp2


Description:

Virginia Indians:  Woman with Child

Fine copper plate engraving showing  Theodore De Bry's version of John White's painting.

Theodor de Bry’s engraving shows a native American woman of Dasamonguepeuc carrying a child.

In 1585, Governor John White, was part of a voyage from England to the Outer Banks of North Carolina under a plan of Sir Walter Raleigh to settle "Virginia." White was at Roanoke Island for about thirteen months before returning to England for more supplies. During this period he made a series of over seventy watercolor drawings of indigenous people, plants, and animals. The purpose of his drawings was to give those back home an accurate idea of the inhabitants and environment in the New World.  The earliest images derived from White's original drawings were made in 1590, when Theodor De Bry made engravings from White's drawings to be printed in Thomas Hariot's account of the journey. Hariot, a mathematician, had also been part of the 1585 voyage.


Condition Description: Some foxing


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