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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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,...

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