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    "Po-Ca-Hon-Tas" Fine Indian Portrait Printed and Colored by J. T. Bowen, [Horan 324], 6.75" x 10", from an octavo edition of The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. The lithograph has rich, bright, original hand color. Fine condition.

    Pocahontas, the daughter of Wahunsunacock, chief of the Virginia tribes, may never have thrown herself across the body of John Smith to save him from execution, but she did marry John Rolfe and move briefly to England where she died of smallpox. "Pocahantas's real name was Matoaka," writes Horan. "'Pokahantes' was the name Powhatan [Wahunsunacock] used for his favorite daughter. She was decoyed aboard an English ship in the Potomac, and taken to Jamestown in 1612 where the English and Powhatan met to agree on her ransom." There she married Rolfe. "Pocahontas became a Christian and was given the name 'Lady Rebecca.' The marriage was a great advantage for the struggling colonists; Powhatan kept peace with them until his death."


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