© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (Tupinamba Indians welcoming a Frenchman)

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Tupinamba Indians welcoming a Frenchman, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), associated with John White; the European sitting in a hammock hiding his face, while a naked woman, also hiding her face, crouches before him, a male Indian with a bow and arrow behind. Watercolour, with bodycolour and pen and brown ink, touched with white (oxidised). Verso: Tupinamba Indian man, woman and child; the man holds a bow and arrows and wears a neck-ornament, the baby in a sling, various fruit depicted in the foreground. Watercolour, with bodycolour and pen and brown ink.
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Brazil

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