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  • Title page of ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’ [Object]

    The title page from one of the most influential publications of the Age of Discovery, bearing witness to the importance of printed matter in the sixteenth century. Although the title-page of...

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  • The Indians of Florida Worship the Column (plate VIII) from ‘America Part II (Florida)’ [Object]

    Based on the only surviving watercolour by Jacques Le Moyne this engraving depicts the French commander René de Laudonnière being welcomed by Chief Athore during the second expedition to Florida....

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  • Letter written at Wounded Knee [Object]

    The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last major struggle on the Plains between the U.S. government and Native Americans. On the morning of 29th December 1890, the 7th Cavalry...

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  • The Cheyenne [Object]

    Although living in the East, Frederic Sackrider Remington was captivated by the West and produced many paintings and sculptures depicting his romanticised view of life there. He first visited Montana...

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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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