Image courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

Description by John Carter Brown Library: A depiction of how canoes are made in Virginia. One native American fans a fire that has been started in the center of a shaped tree trunk while another scrapes out the burned wood. In the background, two more men tend fires to fell trees and to trim their branches.


  • Title: Native Americans Making Canoes
  • Creator: Theodor De Bry
  • Date Created: 1590
  • Original Source: Image Source

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