"Canoe degli Habitanti della Virginia... [on sheet with] Habitante della Nuova Zembla... / Battello degli Groenland...", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria
Subject: Prints Native American
Period: 1690 (circa)
Publication: Isolario dell' Atlante Veneto
Color: Black & White
10.1 x 15.4 inches
25.7 x 39.1 cm
This engraving shows Native Americans with their fishing vessels. At top are Native Indians from Virginia in a canoe carved from a tree trunk. At bottom are an inhabitant from Novaya Zemlya carrying a canoe while holding a spear, and an inhabitant from Greenland, whose boat is covered with a whale skin. The elaborate border was printed from a separate plate.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with wide margins.