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PAGE 1  (Cat. Nos. 1–20)  |  PAGE 2  (Cat. Nos. 21–40)  |  PAGE 3  (Cat. Nos. 41–60)  |
PAGE 4  (Cat. Nos. 61–80)  |  PAGE 5  (Cat. Nos. 81–100)  |  PAGE 6  (Cat. Nos. 101–120) |
PAGE 7  (Cat. Nos. 121–140) |  PAGE 8  (Cat. Nos. 141–160)

 

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CAT. 61.  “Velasco Map” of 1610/11, showing the east coast of North America from Cape Fear to Labrador. The English surveyor by whom the original map of 1610 was made is unknown; Captains Robert Tyndall or Nathaniel Powell, and the “well-known chart- or ‘plat’-maker” John Daniell, have all been suggested. Several scholars now believe that “the Velasco Map” is a fake. ?1610/11.
     Facsimile of the ?1611 Velasco copy of the MS. map held by the Archivo General de Simancas (Estado Leg. 2588, fo. 22), Valladolid, Spain. Modern color reproduction (approx. 7½" x 5½"), p. 21 in Paul E. Cohen and Robert T. Augustyn, Manhattan in Maps, 1527–1995. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1997.

   
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CAT. 62.  Map of Chesapeake Bay to Penobscot Bay, by Adriaen Block. 1614.
     Facsimile of MS. held in The Hague, Algemeen Rijksarchief. Modern color reproduction (approx. 7.1 x 10.0 inches), Fig. 325, p. 265 in William P. Cumming, R. A. Skelton, and D. B. Quinn, The Discovery of North America. 1971; New York: American Heritage Press, 1972.

 
   
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CAT. 63.  Map on skin, symbolically depicting Amerindian Virginia in the first decade of the 17th century. Embroidered with shell beads on deerskin mantle said to belong to the Virginia Algonquian paramount chief, Powhatan (d. 1618), a Pamunkey Indian. Powhatan’s mantle (233 cm x 150 cm) is part of the Tradescant Collection at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. The deerskin mantle dates from c.1608.
     Facsimile of 1888 lithograph (7.8 x 9.8 in.) by P. W. M. Trap publishers, after a B&W photograph (c.1888), by E. T. Shelton, of the Ashmolean Museum artifact. Lithograph printed as plate XX in Edward B. Tylor, “Notes on Powhatan’s Mantle, Preserved in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.” Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie 1 (1888): 215–7. The plate is lettered: “E. T. Shelton phot. in ashmolean museum / P. W. M. Trap exc.”

 
   
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CAT. 63a.  Powhatan’s mantle (233 cm x 150 cm). c.1608.
     Facsimile of B&W photograph (c.1906) of the Ashmolean Museum artifact, by David I. Bushnell, Jr. Photograph printed as plate V in David I. Bushnell, Jr., “Virginia — from Early Records.” American Anthropologist 9.1 (Jan.–Mar. 1907): 31–44.

 
   
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CAT. 64.  Wenceslaus Hollar (1607–1677). “Johannes Tradescantus Pater ....” Etched portrait of John Tradescant the Elder (c.1570–1638). Signed: “W. Hollar sculp.” 1656.
     Facsimile of prefatory portrait in Musæum Tradescantianum: or, A collection of rarities. Preserved at South-Lambeth neer London by John Tradescant. London: Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke at the Angel in Cornhill, MDCLVI.

 
   
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CAT. 65.  Wenceslaus Hollar (1607–1677). “Johannes Tradescantus Filius ....” Etched portrait of John Tradescant the Younger (1608–1662), after Hollar’s own design, made from life. Signed: “W. Hollar ad vivum delin: et sculp:”. 1656.
     Facsimile of prefatory portrait in Musæum Tradescantianum: or, A collection of rarities. Preserved at South-Lambeth neer London by John Tradescant. London: Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke at the Angel in Cornhill, MDCLVI.

   
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CAT. 66.  John Tradescant the Younger (1608–1662). Museum catalog title-page. 1656.
     Facsimile of printed image in Musæum Tradescantianum: or, A collection of rarities. Preserved at South-Lambeth neer London by John Tradescant. London: Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke at the Angel in Cornhill, MDCLVI.

 
   
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CAT. 67.  Captain John White (fl. 1585–1594). “The towne of Pomeiock.” Watercolor drawing made by White during his visit in 1585 to what was then known as Virginia (now North Carolina). White, an accomplished artist, was a member of the first Virginia expedition sent out by Sir Walter Ralegh, and then appointed governor of the 1587 Roanoke colony. 1585.
     Facsimile of original watercolor drawing made by White, held by the British Museum. Reproduced as plate 32 in America, 1585: The Complete Drawings of John White. By Paul Hulton. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press and British Museum Publications, 1984.

 
   
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CAT. 68.  Theodor de Bry (1528–1598). “The Towne of Pomeiooc.” Copper-plate engraving by the German engraver and publisher, Theodor de Bry of Frankfurt (signed: “T. B.”), after John White’s original watercolor drawing, c.1585, with commentary (and leading text) by Thomas Hariot (1560–1621). 1590.
     Facsimile of Plate XIX in the English version of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia; of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants. Discovered by the English colony there seated by Sir Richard Greinvile Knight in the yeere 1585. Which rem[ai]ned under the governement of twelve monethes, at the speciall charge and direction of the honourable Sir Walter Raleigh Knight lord Warden of the stanneries who therein hath beene favoured and authorised by her Majestie and her letters patents. This fore booke is made in English by Thomas Hariot servant to the abovenamed Sir Walter, a member of the Colony, and there imployed in discovering .... Franckfort: Inprinted [sic] by Jhon Wechel, at Theodore de Bry, owne coast and chardges, MDXC.
     De Bry brought out his illustrated edition of Hariot’s Report in four languages (Latin, French, German, and English). The four versions appeared as Part I of de Bry’s Historia Americæ sive Novi Orbis. Francoforti ad moenum tipis Joannis Wecheli, sumtibus vero Theodori de Bry Anno [1590].

 
   
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CAT. 69.  Theodor de Bry (1528–1598). “Americæ pars ...” or Hariot-White-de Bry map of Virginia (now North Carolina), showing the region around Ralegh’s Roanoke Colony of 1585. Copper-plate engraving after John White’s original MS. map, “La Virgenia Pars.” 1590.
     Facsimile of map from the English version of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia; of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants. Discovered by the English colony there seated by Sir Richard Greinvile Knight in the yeere 1585. Which rem[ai]ned under the governement of twelve monethes, at the speciall charge and direction of the honourable Sir Walter Raleigh Knight lord Warden of the stanneries who therein hath beene favoured and authorised by her Majestie and her letters patents. This fore booke is made in English by Thomas Hariot servant to the abovenamed Sir Walter, a member of the Colony, and there imployed in discovering .... Franckfort: Inprinted [sic] by Jhon Wechel, at Theodore de Bry, owne coast and chardges, MDXC.
     De Bry brought out his illustrated edition of Hariot’s Report in four languages (Latin, French, German, and English). The four versions appeared as Part I of de Bry’s Historia Americæ sive Novi Orbis. Francoforti ad moenum tipis Joannis Wecheli, sumtibus vero Theodori de Bry Anno [1590].

 
   
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CAT. 70.  Captain John White (fl. 1585–1594). “La Virgenia Pars,” detail showing the region between Chesapeake Bay and Cape Lookout, as explored and surveyed by White and Hariot for Sir Walter Ralegh in 1585–6. This detail from White’s MS. map of the southeastern Atlantic coast was the source for de Bry’s modified engraving in 1590, “Americæ pars” (aka the Hariot-White-de Bry map of Virginia; see above Cat. No. 69). c.1585.
     Facsimile of original watercolor drawing made by White, held by the British Museum. Modern color reproduction (approx. 5.7 x 11.6 in.), Fig. 213, p. 185 in William P. Cumming, R. A. Skelton, and D. B. Quinn, The Discovery of North America. 1971; New York: American Heritage Press, 1972.

   
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CAT. 71.  Traditional sea-chart of the Marshall Islanders.
     Facsimile of map reproduced on p. 10 of Doug Aberley, “Eye Memory: The Inspiration of Aboriginal Mapping,” chapter 2 in Boundaries of Home: Mapping for Local Empowerment, edited by Doug Aberley. Gabriola Island, B.C. and Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1993.

 
   
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CAT. 72.  “Zuñiga Chart” of 1608, sent to England with Captain John Smith’s letter describing events in Virginia from April 1607 to June 1608 (including the period Smith was held captive by the Powhatans). The MS. chart was anonymously drawn; while Smith is sometimes named as the responsible draftsman, this attribution remains uncertain. 1608.
     Facsimile of the keyed drawing (map notations A., B., etc. have been added by Brown) printed as item LVII in vol. 1 of The Genesis of the United States. A narrative of the movement in England, 1605–1616, which resulted in the plantation of North America by englishmen, disclosing the contest between England and Spain for the possession of the soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of historical manuscripts now first printed together with a reissue of rare contemporaneous tracts, accompanied by bibliographical memoranda, notes, and brief biographies. Collected, arranged, and edited by Alexander Brown. 1890; rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964.

 
   
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CAT. 73.  “A description of the land of Virginia.” MS. map of Ralegh’s Virginia copied (by Captain John Smith?) from an earlier sketch-map attributed to John White (see Cat. 74 below). Smith enclosed this copy of the original map in a letter to Francis Bacon. 1618.
     Facsimile of the keyed drawing (map notations 1 through 13 have been added by Brown) printed as item CCXLIII in vol. 2 of The Genesis of the United States. A narrative of the movement in England, 1605–1616, which resulted in the plantation of North America by englishmen, disclosing the contest between England and Spain for the possession of the soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of historical manuscripts now first printed together with a reissue of rare contemporaneous tracts, accompanied by bibliographical memoranda, notes, and brief biographies. Collected, arranged, and edited by Alexander Brown. 1890; rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964.

 
   
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CAT. 74.  Sketch-map of Ralegh’s Virginia, showing the area around Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds. Attributed to John White, although it “cannot be proved to be White’s work.” An exact copy was transmitted by Captain John Smith to Francis Bacon in 1618 (see Cat. 73 above). Drawn c.July to late September, 1585.
     Facsimile of original sketch-map in possession of the Public Record Office, London, MPG 584, as reproduced on p. 10 of America, 1585: The Complete Drawings of John White. By Paul Hulton. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press and British Museum Publications, 1984.

 
   
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CAT. 75.  Theodor de Bry (1528–1598). “The arrival of the Englishemen in Virginia.” Copper-plate engraving by the German engraver and publisher, Theodor de Bry of Frankfurt (signed: “T. B.”), after original maps of Ralegh’s Virginia, c.1585, by John White. 1590.
     Facsimile of Plate II in the English version of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia; of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants. Discovered by the English colony there seated by Sir Richard Greinvile Knight in the yeere 1585. Which rem[ai]ned under the governement of twelve monethes, at the speciall charge and direction of the honourable Sir Walter Raleigh Knight lord Warden of the stanneries who therein hath beene favoured and authorised by her Majestie and her letters patents. This fore booke is made in English by Thomas Hariot servant to the abovenamed Sir Walter, a member of the Colony, and there imployed in discovering .... Franckfort: Inprinted [sic] by Jhon Wechel, at Theodore de Bry, owne coast and chardges, MDXC.
     De Bry brought out his illustrated edition of Hariot’s Report in four languages (Latin, French, German, and English). The four versions appeared as Part I of de Bry’s Historia Americæ sive Novi Orbis. Francoforti ad moenum tipis Joannis Wecheli, sumtibus vero Theodori de Bry Anno [1590].

   
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CAT. 76.  Richard Head (1637?–1686?). Title-page from work ascribed to “Franck Careless, one of the Discoverers,” but attributed to Richard Head. The 39-page relation burlesques popular narratives of discovery such as those found in Captain John Smith’s Generall Historie and the vast encyclopedia of travellers’ lore known as Hakluytus Posthumus, or, Purchas his Pilgrimes. 1673.
     Facsimile of letterpress title-page for The floating island: or, a new discovery relating the strange adventure on a late voyage, from Lambethana to Villa Franca, alias Ramallia, to the eastward of Terra del Templo, by three ships, viz. the Pay-naught, the Excuse, the Least-in-sight, under the conduct of Captain Robert Owe-much, describing the nature of the inhabitants, their religion, laws and customs. Published by Franck Careless, one of the discoverers. [London: s.n.], 1673.

 
   
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CAT. 77.  Robert Tindall (fl. 1606–1612). “The Draught of Virginia by Robarte Tindall. Anno 1608.” MS. chart documenting Tindall’s survey of the York and James rivers. 1608.
     Facsimile of original chart held by the British Museum (Cotton MS., Augustus I, Vol. II, No. 46; “A charter of King James his river in Virginia”). Monochrome reproduction (approx. 10.5 x 5.8 in.), item XLVI (plate inserted at p. 150) in vol. 1 of The Genesis of the United States. A narrative of the movement in England, 1605–1616, which resulted in the plantation of North America by englishmen, disclosing the contest between England and Spain for the possession of the soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of historical manuscripts now first printed together with a reissue of rare contemporaneous tracts, accompanied by bibliographical memoranda, notes, and brief biographies. Collected, arranged, and edited by Alexander Brown. 1890; rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964.

 
   
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CAT. 77a.  Robert Tindall (fl. 1606–1612). “The draughte by Robarte Tindall of virginia,” 1608. MS. chart documenting Tindall’s survey of the York and James rivers. 1608.
     Facsimile of original chart held by the British Museum (London, British Museum, Cotton MS. Aug. I.ii.46.). Modern color reproduction (approx. 7.8 x 4.3 in.), Fig. 282, p. 237 in William P. Cumming, R. A. Skelton, and D. B. Quinn, The Discovery of North America. 1971; New York: American Heritage Press, 1972.

 
   
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CAT. 78.  P. W. M. Trap (1821–1905). “De Europeaan in Nederlandsch Indië.” Chromolithograph (19.5 x 11.8 cm), after original watercolor drawing by Ernest Hardouin. 1856.
     Facsimile of colored plate (plate is lettered: “De Europeaan in Nederlandsch Indië. / Steendr. v. P. W. M. Trap”) from W. L. Ritter’s De Europeaan in Nederlandsche Indië (Leiden, 1856). Reproduced as Fig. 71 (p. 78) in Nineteenth century prints and illustrated books of Indonesia with particular reference to the print collection of the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam: a descriptive bibliography, by John Bastin and Bea Brommer. Utrecht: Spectrum Publishers, 1979.

 
   
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CAT. 79.  Letterpress title-page for vol. 1 of Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie. 1888.
     Facsimile of title-page, with imprint “P. W. M. Trap, Leiden.” Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie 1 (1888).

 
   
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CAT. 80.  P. W. M. Trap (1821–1905). Lithograph (7.9 x 9.85 in.). Plate I (facing page iv) in vol. 1 of Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie. The plate is lettered: “ex coll. Mus. Ethnogr. Lugd. Bat. / P. W. M. Trap exc.” 1888.
     Facsimile of 1888 lithograph illustrating “Versuch einer systematik der New-Guinea pfeile” by L. Serrurier. Internationales Archiv für Ethnographie 1 (1888): 1–22.

       
       
 

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