Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598
- Existence: 1528 - 1598
- Liège (Belgium) (Place of Birth)
- Frankfurt am Main (Germany) (Place of Death)
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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, 1590
Item — Drawer 122 : L : 4, Section: 3
Scope and Contents "Theodore De Bry’s engraving of John White’s manuscript map was the first finely-detailed view of a North American landscape. It depicts English claims to “Virginia,” which at the time encompassed both modern Virginia and North Carolina. Created in the wake of the failed English settlement at Roanoke Island, De Bry’s color engraving visualizes English understanding of indigenous political communities such as the Secotan, Chawanook, and Weapemeoc peoples. At right, the ships heading into the...