- Indian Charnel House, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 41 A]
- Watercolor, with pen, in black ink and brown ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- Sheet: 12 5/8 × 8 15/16 inches (32.1 × 22.7 cm) and Image: 11 9/16 × 8 inches (29.4 × 20.3 cm)
Inscribed in pen with black ink, upper center: "The Tombe of their Chirounes or cheife personages their flesh clene taken of from the bones Save | the Skynn and heare of theire heads, wrth flesh is dried and enfolded in matts laide at theire | feete. their bones also being made dry ar covered wth deare skynns not altering | their forme or proportion. With theire Kywash, which is an | Image of woode keeping the deade..."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- © Estate of the Artist
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- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- historical subject | religious and mythological subject
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Mrs. P. D. H. Page, 20th century, Indian Charnel House, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 41 A], undated
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