"[Untitled - Powhatan, Virginia] Figure CXXVI", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Powhatan, Virginia, Natives
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l'Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.4 x 5.9 inches
11.2 x 15 cm
This copper engraving depicts Powhatan's village based on the view which appeared first on Smith's map of Virginia. At top is a drape-style cartouche with an image of the great Indian chief Powhatan seated on his throne and surrounded by his subjects. French text on verso.
References: Pastoureau, MANESSON_MALLET 1 A .
A nice impression with light, marginal foxing.