Mode of Tilling and Planting

Item Description

This illustration shows indigenous Americans in Virginia hand-cultivating and planting fields with maize.

Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, Brevis narratio eorum quae in Florida Americae provincia Gallis acciderunt… Frankfort: J. Wechel for T. de Bry & S. Feyrabend, 1591.
Courtesy of the Rubenstein Library, Duke University