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[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]



Native men using hollow rods which they drive into the sandy bottom of streams to collect gold and other metals.
Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce Renato de Laudōniere ... anno MDLXIIII. Qvae est secvnda pars Americae ... / Auctore Iacobo Le Moyne, cui cognomen de Morgues ... Nunc primùm Gallico sermone à Theodoro de Bry Leodiense in lucem edita: Latio verò donata a C. C. A. Francoforti ad Moenvm : Typis I. Wecheli, sumtibus vero T. de Bry, venales reperiūtur in officina S. Feirabēdii, 1591 [plate] 41.
Engraving by Theodor de Bry after watercolor by Jacques Le Moyne.
Title transcribed from Lorant, p. 117.
The New World [...] / Lorant, ed. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965, p. 117
Reference copy in LOT 4411-C.





Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598, engraver
Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, 1533?-1588.


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