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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas


de Bry
Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Thomas Hariot,
Admiranda narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae.

Frankfurt: Theodor de Bry, 1590.

De Bry and his audiences were intrigued not only by the appearance of New World natives, but by their supposed resemblance to ancient inhabitants of Europe. Some engravings make the comparison explicit: this one purports to represent a virgin Pict of ancient Scotland.

Other engravings from this edition
de Bry de Bry

[See also in this exhibition, the title page and the map of Virginia from this edition]

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