CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas
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|Samuel de Champlain, |
Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain capitaine ordinarie pour le Roy en la Nouvelle France es annees 1615 et 1618.
Paris: Claude Collet, 1619.
|This engraving shows a deer-trap used by Algonquin and Montagnais tribes near Quebec. Champlain, unlike most European observers, describes some native hunting and agricultural practices in detail, although the landscape here resembles that of a European hunting scene rather than that of Eastern Canada.|
[See also in this exhibition, two engravings of Hurons from this edition]
New World Lands in Print
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