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Title The Wedding of Pocahontas with John Rolfe / Geo Spohni.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1867?]


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 Glastonbury - Downloadable Materials  BiblioBoard Collections    Downloadable
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Description 1 image file : digital, JPEG.
Series Jamestown Revealed anthology
Jamestown Revealed anthology.
BiblioBoard Core module.
Note Original document: Engraving.
Summary Spohni's romanticized portrayal of Pocahontas' weddingℓwas published during the Victorian era. While he did not seem to be overly concerned with historical detail, the scene highlights several important aspects of the event. John Rolfe was a crucial figure at Jamestown, both as a leader and as a pioneer. It was Rolfe who first introduced tobacco as a potential cash crop. To the right of the scene, an English settler is shaking hands with, one presumes, ChiefℓWahunsonacock (or Chief Powhatan, as he was known toℓthe English), Pocahontas' father. The marriage brought together warring factions and ushered inℓa period of relative peace.ℓ
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Added Author Spohni, Geo, artist.
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