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    • Adam and Eve

    • Biblical events; Adam (Biblical figure); Eve (Biblical figure); Lions;
    • Hand-colored illustration of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. There are several animals and a couple of other people shown in the image. Both Adam and Eve are reaching into an apple tree. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect...
    • Coat of Arms

    • Coats of arms;
    • Hand-colored coat of arms, from the dedication page of the book. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they accurate reproductions of John White’s drawings....
    • Native American Idol

    • Idols;
    • This image of the "Idol Kiwasa" shows a man dressed in a long-sleeved shirt, a cloth skirt, boots, and hat, squatting in the middle of a small structure. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in...
    • Native American Markings

    • Indians of North America; Body marking; Arrows; Bows (Archery)
    • This image shows a Native American archer facing away from the viewer. He is holding a couple of arrows in one hand and a long bow in the other. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late...
    • Native American in Body Paint

    • Indians of North America; Bows (Archery);
    • This double portrait of a Native American warrior depicts a man holding a large bow and a quiver of arrows. Several other archers are shown in the background. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina...
    • Native American Elder or Chief

    • Indians of North America;
    • This double portrait shows a Native American elder wearing a cloth skirt and standing before a coastal scene. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they...
    • Native Americans Making Canoes

    • Indians of North America; Canoes; Fire;
    • Two Native Americans are shown in the act of making a canoe. There is a fire in the middle of the canoe and another fire in the background where a large tree has been felled. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants...
    • Native American Village of Pomeiooc

    • Indians of North America; Cityscapes;
    • This image depicts the village of Pomeiooc. There are several buildings in the village, which is surrounded by a circular fence of tall wooden posts. Many of the villagers are depicted in the center of the clearing around a large fire. Note:...
    • Native American Village of Secoton

    • Indians of North America; Cityscapes; Gardening; Dance;
    • This image depicts the village of Secoton. There are several buildings shown, three crop fields, and a thriving vegetable garden. A Native American dance ceremony is taking place at the bottom of the image, while elsewhere villagers eat, talk,...
    • Native American Dance (left side)

    • Indians of North America; Dance;
    • This image depicts several Native Americans dancing adjacent to tall wooden posts which have been arrayed in a circle. In this half of the image, several people are shown waving gourds and plants and wearing decorative headdresses. Note: These...
    • Native American Dance (right side)

    • Indians of North America; Dance;
    • This image depicts several Native Americans dancing adjacent to tall wooden posts which have been arrayed in a circle. In this half of the image, the dancers are wearing decorative clothing and headdresses, and there are three people standing in...
    • Native American Charnel House

    • Indians of North America; Dead persons;
    • This image depicts a Native American charnel house. Nine bodies are shown laid side by side on a large wooden platform. A person in the foreground is tending a fire. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North...
    • Native Americans Around a Fire

    • Indians of North America; Fire; Prayer;
    • This image depicts a group of Native Americans sitting around a fire. There is a coastal scene in the background. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they...
    • Cooking Fish

    • Indians of North America; Fish; Fire; Cookery;
    • Two Native American men are shown cooking large fish on a wooden grate over an open fire. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they accurate reproductions of...
    • Native Americans Fishing

    • Indians of North America; Fishing; Canoes; Fish;
    • This fishing scene depicts four Native Americans in a canoe. Two are tending a fire in the middle of the canoe while the others are fishing with nets or spears. There are many fish visible in the image, including crabs, turtles, and sharks. Note:...
    • Native American Conjurer

    • Indians of North America; Magicians; Hunting;
    • A Native American conjurer is shown in the act of either running or dancing. There is a black bird flying beside his head. Several other people are shown in the background in the acts of hunting and fishing. Note: These DeBry engravings do not...
    • Native American Priest

    • Indians of North America; Priests;
    • This double portrait of a Native American priest depicts a man wearing a long shirt and standing before a coastal scene. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are...
    • Native American Woman

    • Indians of North America; Women;
    • This double portrait shows a young Native American woman wearing a cloth skirt and standing before a coastal scene, with a few fishing boats visible in the background. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North...
    • Native American Woman and Young Girl

    • Indians of North America; Women; Children;
    • A woman and young girl are depicted standing before a coastal scene. The woman is wearing a cloth skirt and holding a large gourd; the girl is waving what looks like a rattle in one hand and holding a toy in the other. Note: These DeBry engravings...

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