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  • Hunting Deer (plate XXV) from American Part II (Florida) [Object]

    A hunting scene. Three men, disguised beneath heads and skins of stags, prepare to shoot arrows at stags across the river. The timing of De Bry’s companion Virginia and Florida volumes...

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  • A chieff Ladye of Pomeiooc [Object]

    Hand-coloured copperplate engraving. Plate VIII from de Bry's 'America Part I (Virginia)', part of his 'Les Grands Voyages' series. The plate is based on a watercolour by John White...

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  • A weroan or great Lorde of Virginia [Object]

    Hand-coloured copperplate engraving. Plate III from de Bry's 'America Part I (Virginia)', part of his 'Les Grands Voyages' series. The plate is based on a watercolour by John White...

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  • Hannah Taylor Sampler [Object]

    Samplers were made by young girls learning to sew different embroidery stitches. Proud parents would display them in the parlour to show that they were wealthy enough to send their...

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