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'Is Two over One Railroad Fare?' [no title]

Description: This unique photograph presents to view the only point in the world where three trunk line trains cross each other, at the same time and over their separate tracks. At the top is shown a passenger ... more

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 235 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 235 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Virginia from BL Royal 16 G V, f. 76v

Detail of a miniature of Virginia in the temple of Pudicitia. Image taken from f. 76v of De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées). Written in French.

Virginia from BL Royal 16 G V, f. 72

Detail of a miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 72 of De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées). Written in French.

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle.

[The tomb of the weroans]

An Algonquian burial house showing bodies on a raised platform and a priest squatting by a fire beneath the platform.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

Native men cooking fish on a wooden frame over a fire.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

An aged Native man from Pomeiock, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter garment; landscape scene with village in the background.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native chief in Virginia, with bow and arrow; hunting scene in the background.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

Native men making dugout boats by burning and scraping with seashells.

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

Map showing the coast of Virginia with many islands just off the mainland, two Native territories, Secotan and Weapemeoc, and the Native community of Roanoak on an island at the mouth of a river.

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish.

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Fortified Native village the manner of construction of the buildings and the enclosing stockade.

[How they catch fish]

Native men and women in a dugout canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish.

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, 1606; graven by William Hole

Map showing Chesapeake Bay area and Indian place names with inset of Powhatan, and a Susquehanna Indian / John Smith.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

1606 map of Virginia as described by John Smith showing the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, other geographic features, and a vignette of the Native leader, Powhatan, in council.

Virginia da Vezzo, Wife of Simon Vouet

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Woman of Virginia

Adapted from Theodore de Bry's engravings after John Shite in Thomas Harriot's 'A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia', Frankfurt 1590, cf plates IIII and VI Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Pr... more

Virginia, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Native American Indian, "Unus Americanus ex Virginia"

A half-length figure with the upper part of his face tattooed. He wears no clothes but is adorned with a circlet of teeth around his brow and a necklace and earrings made of beads and shells. Wenceslaus Hollar ... more