Village of Secoton, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 38 A]
- Watercolor, with pen in black ink, over graphite, with gouache on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- Sheet: 12 1/2 × 7 9/16 inches (31.8 × 19.2 cm)
Inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite, upper right: "Their rype corne"; inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite, center right: "Their greene corne | Corne newly sprong."; inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite, lower right: "A Ceremony in their prayers wth | strange jesturs and songs dansing | about posts carved on the topps | lyke mens faces." ; inscribed in black ink, over graphite, lower center: "Their Sitting at meate. | SECOTON"; inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite: "The place of Solemne prayer | The Horose wherin the Tombe of their Herounds | Standeth."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- © Estate of the Artist
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- agriculture | ceremony | dancing | fields | fire | genre subject | historical subject | houses | men | natives | people | ritual | trees | village | women
- Associated Places:
- Dare | North and Central America | North Carolina | Roanoke Island | Secoton | United States
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Mrs. P. D. H. Page, 20th century, Village of Secoton, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 38 A], undated
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