Smith rescued by Pocahontas



Print showing Capt. John Smith his head bound to a large stone with Pocahontas leaning over him preventing Opechancanough from striking him with an elaborate metal weapon. Powhatan is standing directly behind Smith with his left hand raised to stay the execution. A Native standing to the left is identified as "Namontake." Another Native is standing in the center background with two horses leaning on the back of one that is marked with the design of a hand. There is a cluster of Natives mostly women in the background on the right. Creator: Schile H. (Henry). Date: 1870.

Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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