Auction 91, Lot 347

"VIII",

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication: Petits Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 6 inches
21.6 x 15.2 cm

Crisp engraved view of the natives of Florida worshiping a column erected by Captain Ribaut. The column is engraved with the arms of the king of France and decorated with garlands. The Floridian king, Athore, is showing the column to a group of French explorers from the second voyage under the command of Laudonniere. On a full sheet of German text. Part of bottom corner missing, well outside text.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2000

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