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VIRGINIA

1627
Origin: Europe, Germany, Frankfurt
OH: 13 7/8" x OW: 16"; Plate H: 11 3/8" x W: 14 3/8"
Black and white line engraving with period hand color on laid paper
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1986-200
This is a derivative of Captain John Smith's map of Virginia - Derivative 3.

The top center reads: "VIRGINIA"

The scale reads: "Meylen und halbe Meylen"

The bottom center reads: "Esforshet und beschriben durch Capitain Johan Schmidt."

In the upper left is an inset view of Powhatan and his warriers. The title, VIRGINIA, is in the upper center. The Susquehanna Indian is in the upper right. A compass rose is in the lower left. The scale of distances is in the lower center.