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Woman and girl of Pomeiooc

Woman and girl of Pomeiooc

C018/4700

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Caption

Woman and girl of Pomeiooc, (Whole folio) Engraving of a woman wearing an apron-skirt of fringed skin edged with a single row of beads. She has painted or tattooed decoration on her face, upper arms, and calves, and holds a large bottle-shaped gourd vessel. The girl wears a thong, and holds a doll dressed in Elizabethan female costume, and an English rattle. They are set in a landscape with figures fishing in canoes. From Theodor de Bry's 'America', Vol. I, 1590, after a drawing of John White Image taken from Travels through Virginia. Originally published in England; 1618. Author William Strachey, Illustrated by John White, Theodor de Bry.

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