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A young woman of Aquascogoc, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), associated with John White; standing to left, wearing a leather skirt and with tattoos, her hands resting on her shoulders, her right foot tucked behind the left
Pen and ink with watercolour and bodycolour, touched with white (oxidised)
Verso: A 'werowance' or great lord of Virginia; holding a bow, standing to front, looking l, his right hand on his hip
Pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour, touched with white (oxidised)
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Height: 345 millimetres
Height: 386 millimetres
Width: 214 millimetres (recto)
Width: 255 millimetres (sight measurement)
- Curator's comments
- See curatorial comment for BM SL-5270.1 for the album these are taken from.
The young woman is a version of John White's watercolour 1906,0509.1.17 and the man is a version of 1906,0509.1.12. See the curatorial comment for both of these for further information about the series.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1965 Jan 30-Feb 22, NGC, Washington, John White, no.67
1965 26 Feb-14 Mar, NC Mus of Art, Raleigh, John White, no. 67
1965 17 Mar-5 Apr, NY, Pierpont Morgan Libr, John White, no. 67
2007 Mar-Jun, BM, 'A New World:...', no.18
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:...'
2013/14 Oct-Mar, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, West Country to World's End.
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- Acquisition notes
- See Acq.Hist in BM SL-5270.1. Transferred from the Department of Manuscripts.
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