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  • All fields: North Carolina--Description and travel--Early works to 1800.
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    • Pictish Woman

    • Picts; Women; Spears; Body marking;
    • Pictish woman with elaborate body markings holding three long spears. Two castles are visible in the background. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they...
    • Young Pictish Woman

    • Picts; Women; Spears; Body marking;
    • Pictish woman, with elaborate markings covering her whole body, shown standing with legs crossed, holding a long spear. There are houses visible in the background. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North...
    • Pictish Man Holding a Human Head

    • Picts; Body marking; Decapitations;
    • This image shows a naked Pictish man, with elaborate body markings, holding a shield in one hand and a severed human head in the other. There is another head at his feet. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of...
    • Map of Raleigh's Virginia (left side)

    • Maps;
    • Map of Virginia at the time of the first British settlement in 1585. On this half of the map, the area called "Secotan" is shown, as are the islands that are now Hatteras and Ocracoke. Decorative elements include two ships, a mermaid, and a sea...
    • Map of Raleigh's Virginia (right side)

    • Maps;
    • Map of Virginia at the time of the first British settlement in 1585. On this half of the map, the area known as "Weapeamoc" is shown, as is Roanoke Island. Decorative elements include several ships and a few people. Note: These DeBry engravings...
    • Arrival of the English

    • Maps;
    • This illustration of the arrival of the British colonists in 1585 shows the lands called "Weapemeoc" and "Secotan," and Roanoke Island, labeled "Roanoac" in the image. The map is decorated with illustrations of trees, people, forts, ships, and a...
    • Aged Native American Man

    • Indians of North America.; Older people.;
    • An aged Native American man is shown wearing a long gown and shoes. He is standing before a village and several fields of crops. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth...
    • Native American Woman and Baby

    • Indians of North America; Women; Infants;
    • This double portrait depicts a woman carrying a baby on her back. They are standing in front of a coastal scene in which several canoes are visible. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the...
    • Native American Man and Woman Eating

    • Indians of North America; Women; Food; Eating & drinking;
    • Two Native Americans are shown sitting with a large plate of food between them. Other foods are shown in the foreground, including fish, nuts, and corn. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in...
    • Native American Women of Secoton

    • Indians of North America; Women; Fishing;
    • This double portrait shows a Native American woman wearing a cloth skirt. She is depicted standing on the shore of a sound in which several people are fishing. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North...
    • Cooking in a Pot

    • Indians of North America; Women; Fire; Cookery;
    • A Native American woman is shown tending a fire, on which has been placed a large open pot filled with food. Note: These DeBry engravings do not accurately reflect the inhabitants of North Carolina in the late sixteenth century nor are they...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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 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:...
    • 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 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...
    • 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 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...

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