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Chicahominys Become "New Englishmen"

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Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.  The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English. By 1614 the tribe had signed a treaty with the colonists stipulating that the tribe provide 300 warriors to fight the Spanish.
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Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614. The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English. By 1614 the tribe had signed a treaty with the colonists stipulating that the tribe provide 300 warriors to fight the Spanish.
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Image ID:23862
Creation Date: 1655
Creator Name:De Bry Firm
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Collection Name:Rare Books
Genre:Print
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A copperplate engraving from Johann Ludwig Gottfriedt┬┐s Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (Frankfurt: Bey denen Merianischen Erben, 1655). The second edition of an abridgement of the German text of the Grands Voyages (1590-1634), Newe Welt contains a series of illustrated exploration narratives that were originally published by the de Bry firm. The engravings were made by Theodore de Bry (1528-1598), his sons Johann Israel de Bry (died 1611) and Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623?), and other family members. The engravings were not firsthand depictions but rather were based on source material that the de Bry firm obtained for publication. This image is also viewable in the American Journeys online edition of Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien.
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Deer
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Clothing and dress
Landscape
Weapons
Europeans
Explorers
Ships
Chickahominy Indians

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