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Title John Guy
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1634
Document Type Illustration
Place of Publication Frankfurt
Library British Library
Reference G.6631, plate V
Notes John Guy trades with the Indians, Newfoundland, 1612, (c1627-1628). A party of Europeans trades with the Beothuk, a tribe of Native Americans on the coast of what is now Canada. Guy holds a knife, arrow, necklace and feather; one of the Native Americans holds a hat he has just received. In the background are the Europeans' galleons, and Indian canoes. This image has sometimes been used in early works to illustrate a meeting between Bartholomew Gosnold and Indians in Virginia. Image taken from America- part XIII - Latin.
Region North America
Names John Guy
Places Canada, Newfoundland
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