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English: Portrait of Pocahontas, wearing a tall hat, and seen at half-length. Around the oval lettering reads: "MATOAKA AĽS REBECCA FILIA POTENTISS: PRINC: POWHATANI IMP: VIRGINIÆ". Below oval "Ætatis suæ 21. Ao / 1616." Below: "Matoaks aľs (alias) Rebecka daughter to the mighty Prince / Powhâtan Emperour of Attanoughkomouck aľs (alias) virginia / converted and baptized in the Christian faith, and / wife to the wor[shipfu]ll Mr. Joh. Ralff." Engraving by the Dutch and British printmaker and sculptor Simon van de Passe. Courtesy of the British Museum, London.
Date dated 1616; print published as early as 1624.[1]
Medium copper engraving
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Original source of this reproduction is unknown. A much better reproduction is available as File:Pocahontas by Simon van de Passe.jpg, from the U.S. Library of Congress.

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See also: Pocahontas (after Simon van de Passe - National Portrait Gallery, Washington)

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