Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch Man-of-War, 1619

Description

This imagined image shows a group of emaciated captives on shore, surrounded by Dutch sailors with a slave ship in the background. Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily for young people. He is credited with creating what has become the modern stereotype of pirate dress. See also, Engel Sluiter, New Light on the '20. and Odd Negroes' Arriving in Virginia, August 1619, William and Mary Quarterly (April 1997), pp. 395-398.

Source

Harper's Monthly Magazine (Jan. 1901), vol. 102, p. 172. Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library; and also, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-53345. See also Francis J. Dowd, ed., Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit (New York and London, 1923), facing p. 11.

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

H009

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch Man-of-War, 1619", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 19, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1974
This imagined image shows a group of emaciated captives on shore, surrounded by Dutch sailors with a slave ship in the background. Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily for young people. He is credited with creating what has become the modern stereotype of pirate dress. See also, Engel Sluiter, New Light on the '20. and Odd Negroes' Arriving in Virginia, August 1619, William and Mary Quarterly (April 1997), pp. 395-398.
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