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Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish. Illus. in: A brief and true report of the new found land of Virginia: of the commodities and of the natu... more

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry th...

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background. Illus. in: Admiranda nar... more

[How they build boats] / T.B.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

Native men making dugout boats by burning and scraping with seashells. Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ritibvs Virginiæ [...]. Wecheli : svmtibvs T. de Bry, 1590, [plate] 12.... more

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

[The tomb of the weroans]

[The tomb of the weroans]

An Algonquian burial house showing bodies on a raised platform and a priest squatting by a fire beneath the platform. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wi... more

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus...

Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A br... more

[How they catch fish]

[How they catch fish]

Native men and women in a dugout canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden ... more

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

Native men cooking fish on a wooden frame over a fire. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... / Erstlich in engelländischer Sprach besch... more

[The dances at their great feasts]

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle. Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ri... more

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptore Theodore de Brÿ qui et excud.

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptor...

Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ritibvs Virginiæ [...]. Wecheli : svmtibvs T. de Bry, 1590. Engraving by Theodor de Bry after watercolor by John White. The New World [...] / ... more

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Fortified Native village the manner of construction of the buildings and the enclosing stockade. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... ... more

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native chief in Virginia, with bow and arrow; hunting scene in the background. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten de... more

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

Map showing the coast of Virginia with many islands just off the mainland, two Native territories, Secotan and Weapemeoc, and the Native community of Roanoak on an island at the mouth of a river. Illus. in: Wun... more

[Indian seated in hut]

[Indian seated in hut]

Illus. in: America. Edited by Theodor de Bry. Franckfort am Mayn : Gedruckt bey J. Wechel, in Verlegung d. Bry, 1590, plate 21.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

An aged Native man from Pomeiock, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter garment; landscape scene with village in the background. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Geleg... more

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

French expedition under Jean Ribaut enter the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce Rena... more

[The queen-elect is brought to the king]

[The queen-elect is brought to the king]

Native men carrying the queen seated on a throne supported by a litter; trumpeters lead the procession which is followed by young women carrying baskets of fruit and by a contingent of bodyguards. Illus. in: Br... more

[Killing alligators]

[Killing alligators]

Natives attack and kill alligators by ramming a pole down it's throat, turning it over, beating it with clubs, and shooting it with arrows. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gall... more

[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... more

[Exercises of youth]

[Exercises of youth]

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 Iac... more

[Exercises of the youths]

[Exercises of the youths]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

[The widows approach the chief]

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

Natives gathered at designated place to celebrate victory over their enemies, with Chief Holata Outina standing in foreground with French soldiers. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇... more

[A fortified village]

[A fortified village]

A Native village with the chief's house in the center, surrounded by huts of other principal men, and fortified by a circular arrangement of tall palings that spiral to a narrow opening at the entrance. Illus. ... more

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... more

[The French arrive in Florida]

[The French arrive in Florida]

The arrival of the French expedition under Laudonnière at the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae, von dreyen Schiffahrten, so die Fran... more

Torture of the prisoner [by nude Indians]

Torture of the prisoner [by nude Indians]

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 85. The same illustration used a second time in Johannes Lerii's account, p. 193. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverifie... more

Johannes Staden  helps to defend the Indians who captured him against the Tuppin Tkins

Johannes Staden helps to defend the Indians who captured him against ...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 35. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians use for "barbecuing" human flesh

Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians ...

Indians barbecuing and eating parts of human bodies. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 155. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption... more

The Tuppin Ikin Indians fight the Tuppin Inwa, who are holding Johannes Staden prisoner, at Boywassu Kange

The Tuppin Ikin Indians fight the Tuppin Inwa, who are holding Johanne...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 54. Same illus. used a second time on p. 189 in account of Johannes Lerii. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old ... more

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Indians: The typical compound of the Tuppin Inwa (prisoner being tortured)]

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Ind...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 70. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Marin

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Ma...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, p. 5. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed prisoner

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 87. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Ceremonies used when killing enemies and eating these. Methods of killing and treating the enemy [by nude Indians]

Ceremonies used when killing enemies and eating these. Methods of kill...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 83. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but the French do not accept him because they fear the anger of the Indians

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 50. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Indians cooking, eating, relaxing, etc. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 52. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Indians: European prisoners being fried and eaten by the Tuppin Inwa]

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Ind...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 56. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they call Kaagerre

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they cal...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 215. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Columbus landing on Hispaniola, Dec. 6, 1492; greeted by Arawak Indians]

[Columbus landing on Hispaniola, Dec. 6, 1492; greeted by Arawak India...

Engraving by DeBry. Illus. in: DeBry, America, pt. 4, plate IX. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD?; Columbus; Indians; Haiti.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Engraving by Johann Theodor de Bry. Proof impression of the plate printed on page 3 of Theodor de Bry, ed., Americae pars quinta (German edition: Americae das funffte Buch), Frankfurt, 1595. (Copies in Rosenwal... more

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

Native men wearing deerskins while hunting deer.

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, 1606; graven by William Hole

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, ...

Map showing Chesapeake Bay area and Indian place names with inset of Powhatan, and a Susquehanna Indian / John Smith.

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area. Illus. in: Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [...] / Samuel... more

[Bird's-eye view of a Native American deer hunt in New France (Canada), showing Indians driving deer towards fences into narrow enclosure to be killed, and two dead deer hanging from bent trees]

[Bird's-eye view of a Native American deer hunt in New France (Canada)...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, opp. p. 52.

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman wearing ornamental chains and necklaces; woman holding baby and ear of corn]

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman we...

Illus. in: Samuel Champlain, Voyages et Descouvertes..., 1619, fol. 87 verso. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Misc.... more

[Four Native American Indians of New France (Canada): two men at top in war attire, with shield, bow, and arrows; mother holding paddle and nursing infant; and men clothed for winter, wearing snowshoes]

[Four Native American Indians of New France (Canada): two men at top i...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, leaf 23 recto.

[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shelter with bundles of bones, friends and relatives of the dead, and lodge in background, New France (Canada)]

[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shel...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, leaf 110 recto.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smi...

1606 map of Virginia as described by John Smith showing the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, other geographic features, and a vignette of the Native leader, Powhatan, in council. Illus. in: The generall historie ... more

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by...

Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian, on the coast of Patagonia / Dodd delin. ; Goldar sculp.

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian...

Print shows the 1578 beheading of Thomas Doughty in Port St. Julian, Patagonia, during Drake's circumnavigation voyage.

Plan du terrein à la rive gauche de la rivière de James vis-à-vis Jamestown en Virginie ou s'est livré le combat du 6 juillet 1781 entre l'armée américaine commandée par le Mis. de La Fayette el l'armée angloise aux ordres du Lord Cornwallis.

Plan du terrein à la rive gauche de la rivière de James vis-à-vis Jame...

Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of military interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1451 Available also throu... more

Henry Hudson descending the Hudson River

Henry Hudson descending the Hudson River

Illustration shows Henry Hudson and his companions trading with Indians on the shore; in background, Hudson's ship and a canoe. Title from item. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial, v. 10 (1856 April 12), p. 233. Ref... more

[Map of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York].

[Map of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York].

Wall map. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes ill. of area residences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Shellacked. Attached to wooden rods along to... more

Ancient Church. Jamestown 1864

Ancient Church. Jamestown 1864

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-45. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.810) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Bank note vignettes showing explorers including Christopher Columbus(?), pilgrims landing in America, women symbolizing arts and sciences, and Benjamin Franklin performing electricity experiment with key and kite]

[Bank note vignettes showing explorers including Christopher Columbus(...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 86.

[Bank note vignettes showing pilgrims, Christopher Columbus, and possibly other explorers landing in America on board ship]

[Bank note vignettes showing pilgrims, Christopher Columbus, and possi...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 2.

Root, hog, or die - Christopher Columbus Bennett has discovered the true Indian policy / Th. Nast.

Root, hog, or die - Christopher Columbus Bennett has discovered the tr...

Cartoon shows James Gordon Bennett, publisher of N.Y. Herald presenting armed Indians with farm implements labelled "Work or starve." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1879 Nov. 8), p. 892. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... more

[Sir Francis Drake's House near Severn Bridge, Gatcombe, England]

[Sir Francis Drake's House near Severn Bridge, Gatcombe, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "11014". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

Christopher Columbus: Discoverer of America 1492

Christopher Columbus: Discoverer of America 1492

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1176.

The Christopher Columbus Arch, New York, U.S.A. El Arco de Christobal Colon, New York, E.U. de A.

The Christopher Columbus Arch, New York, U.S.A. El Arco de Christobal ...

48225X U.S. Copyright Office. On Underwood & Underwood mount.

Christopher Columbus. Discoverer of America

Christopher Columbus. Discoverer of America

Christopher Columbus, head-and-shoulders portrait, and crossed flags, composed of 41,819 letters representing the biography of Columbus. 46092 U.S. Copyright Office.

S.S. "Christopher Columbus"

S.S. "Christopher Columbus"

Postcard shows Great Lakes whaleback steamship entering an unidentified harbor. D10231 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. No. 324. Unprocessed in PR 06 CN 038, c47

[Christopher Columbus, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[Christopher Columbus, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

Photoprint of painting by Sebastiano del Piombo.

Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch man-of-war, 1619

Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch man-of-war, 1619

20 slaves sold to colonists. Reproduction of painting (?). Illus. in Harper's Monthly Mag., v. 102, 1901 Jan., p. 172. Reference photographic copy available in 4422-A-1. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

Old Church at Jamestown, Virginia

Old Church at Jamestown, Virginia

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Old Church at Jamestown. Caption on similar image (LC-D4-14191) lists title as: Old Church, Jamestown, Va. Detroit Publishing... more

Amerigo Vespucci, 1451-1512

Amerigo Vespucci, 1451-1512

Half lgth., facing left. Etching by Jacques Reich. Copyrighted by Lea Brothers & Co. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I (2); BI; Publ. Ind.; Shelf.

[Christopher Columbus, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Christopher Columbus, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

41955 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by G. Barrie & Sons. Watercolor facsimile after the painting by an unknown artist, in the Museo Naval at Madrid. No digital image for LC-USZ62-20219 (4/02)

Jamestown Exposition, 1607-1907. Norfolk. Va. Exposition Design No. 3

Jamestown Exposition, 1607-1907. Norfolk. Va. Exposition Design No. 3

Seal showing American Indian and European explorer shaking hands; ship in background. H90649 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo of painting? This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card t... more

"This landing at Jamestown possesses a peculiar significance" - Pres. Roosevelt, Jamestown Exposition

"This landing at Jamestown possesses a peculiar significance" - Pres. ...

H94887 Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by H.C. White Co. No. 18004.

Flight of Lord Dunmore / Ogden; American Colortype Co., N.Y.

Flight of Lord Dunmore / Ogden; American Colortype Co., N.Y.

Postcard showing passengers in rowboat with British flag at the stern as they near the British man-of-war ship "Fowey". Copyright by Jamestown A. & V. Co. No. 35.

Henry Hudson's Half Moon, 1609

Henry Hudson's Half Moon, 1609

Ship at anchor in Hudson River, N.Y.; Indian canoes approaching. K1957 U.S. Copyright Office. Engraving by S. Hollyer. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Discov... more

Jamestown, Virginia

Jamestown, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Statue of Captain John Smith on Jamestown Island, part of the Colonial National Historical Park in Jamestown, Virginia

Statue of Captain John Smith on Jamestown Island, part of the Colonial...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Union Station train terminal, looking past a statue and fountain dedicated to Christopher Columbus in Washington, D.C.

Union Station train terminal, looking past a statue and fountain dedic...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Christopher Columbus fountain at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Columbus fountain at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Statue of Christopher Columbus in Marconi Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Statue of Christopher Columbus in Marconi Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylv...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

One of three tall-masted ships-replicas of the three English ships that sailed to Virgnia in 1607 lie at anchor in the James River at the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia

One of three tall-masted ships-replicas of the three English ships tha...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Christopher Columbus statue and fountain outside the entrance to the Union Station train terminal, Washington, D.C.

Christopher Columbus statue and fountain outside the entrance to the U...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing left. Engraving by W. Hall. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. "From an original Picture in the possession of Sir T.F. E... more

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Portrait, bust, 3/4 facing right. Engraving by John Sartain from the original portrait presented to William A. Bryan, Esq., of Virginia by H.M. the late Queen Sophia of Holland. This record contains unverified,... more

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