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The sundry Marks of the Chief Men of Virginia
By Theodore de Bry [probably after John White]
Engraving from book page
Plate 23 from America, Part 1 (1st ed., Frankfurt, 1590–1607)
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No extant John White painting corresponds to this print. The caption explains the symbols as marks worn by
men to show their affiliation: "whereby it may be known what Prince's subjects they be, or of what place they
have their origin."
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