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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Queen Njinga of Ndongo”

Primary Source Image Citation “Queen Njinga of Ndongo (1582-1663) Presented to the Portuguese Governor,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20.  Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Me

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Primary Source: King George III’s Coronation Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation “State Portrait of George III in Coronation Robes,” by Allan Ramsay, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. JYF2009.2. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.4c, US1.6c, VS.5b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This coronation portrait announces King George III’s succession to the supreme pow

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Primary Source: Diallo Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation Portrait of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, attributed to William Hoare, circa 1733, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2014.4. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.3c; US1.4c; US1.5d Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This painting portrays Ayuba Suleiman Diallo. It is one of two versions of

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Woman Hoeing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Woman Hoeing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans”

Primary Source Image Citation “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Blacksmithing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Blacksmithing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Digital Library: Teaching with Primary Sources

Explore our growing digital collection of primary sources, which include author background, image analysis and suggested classroom inquiries. [caption id="attachment_38835" align="alignleft" width="251"] “Woman Hoeing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Ja

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “The manner of making their boates”

Primary Source Image Citation “The manner of making their boates,” engraving by Theodor de Bry. From A Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS83.01.03. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This image d

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Primary Source: de Bry’s “Their manner of fishynge in Virginia”

Primary Source Image Citation “Their manner of fishynge in Virginia,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.03 A. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for So

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “Their sitting at meate”

Primary Source Image Citation “Their sitting at meate,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.05. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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