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Tupinamba Indians dancing, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), associated with John White; a woman holding a rattle in the background, the other with bell-shaped rattles, possibly pods, attached to his calves and an ornament of ostrich feathers, with a monkey and a parrot
Watercolour, with bodycolour and pen and brown ink
Verso: An elder from Pomeiooc, in his winter clothing; wearing a skin cloak which covers one shoulder
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Height: 390 millimetres
Width: 260 millimetres (sight measurement)
- Curator's comments
- See curatorial comment for BM SL-5270.1.
Related to woodcuts in Léry (see BM SL-5270-7 for full ref. to publication and the other Tupinamba images in this volume).
The elder from Pomeiooc is a version of 1906,0509.1.19, one of John White's watercolours of the North Carolina Algonquians
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2007 Mar-Jun, BM, 'A New World:...'
2007/8 Oct-Jan, Raleigh, North Carolina Mus of History, 'A New World:...'
2008 Mar-Jun, New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, 'A New World:...'
2008 Jul-Oct, Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, 'A New World:...'
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- Acquisition notes
- See Acq.Hist in BM SL-5270.1. Transferred from the Department of Manuscripts.
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