New York, NY
Tupinamba Chief And His Family Fall Ill While Hans Staden Is Held Captive
Theodore De Bry
Painting - Engraving
Tupinamba chief and his family fall ill while Hans Staden is held captive, from 'Newe Welt und Americanische Historien' by Johann Ludwig Gottfried, published by Mattaeus Merian, Frankfurt, 1631 (engraving) Staden pretended to heal the chief and one of his wives and was therefore spared being killed and eaten.
April 9th, 2014
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