A Festive Dance

Title

A Festive Dance

Description

John White served as the governor of an English colony in Roanoke Island. While living in Roanoke, White created numerous watercolors of native cultures and the natural environment. White created this untitled watercolor between 1585 and 1593. The watercolor depicts seventeen Native Americans dancing around seven wooden poles.

Creator

John White

Source

John White, "A Festive Dance," The British Museum, accessed September 26, 2011, http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_image.aspx?image=ps139470.jpg&retpage=21601.

Rights

Trustees of the British Museum, London, England

Type

still image

Coverage

1585-1593

Original Format

painting

Physical Dimensions

Height: 274.000 mm
Width: 358.000 mm

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Collection

Citation

John White, “A Festive Dance,” The State of History, accessed June 19, 2019, https://soh.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/5.