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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 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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  • La Nuova Francia (New France) [Object]

    The first printing of this black and white woodcut map of early New France (now part of Canada) appeared in Ramusio’s 'Delle navigationi et viaggi' (Some Voyages and Travels) in...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Weathervane Indian [Object]

    Indian with bow and arrow weathervane. Depictions of Native American archers, with extended bows, were popular designs for weathervanes in the later nineteenth century. The point of the cocked...

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