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Pocahontas Is Visited by Her Brothers | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Pocahontas Is Visited by Her Brothers

Pocahontas Is Visited by Her Brothers | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Scene from Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.
DESCRIPTION
Scene from Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23859
Creation Date: 1655
Creator Name:De Bry Firm
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Collection Name:Rare Books
Genre:Print
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A copperplate engraving from Johann Ludwig Gottfriedt¿s Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (Frankfurt: Bey denen Merianischen Erben, 1655). The second edition of an abridgement of the German text of the Grands Voyages (1590-1634), Newe Welt contains a series of illustrated exploration narratives that were originally published by the de Bry firm. The engravings were made by Theodore de Bry (1528-1598), his sons Johann Israel de Bry (died 1611) and Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623?), and other family members. The engravings were not firsthand depictions but rather were based on source material that the de Bry firm obtained for publication. This image is also viewable in the American Journeys online edition of “Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien.”
SUBJECTS
Engraving
Clothing and dress
Powhatan Indians
Landscape
Weapons
Europeans
Explorers
Ships
Indians of North America

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