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[Native American woman offers a hand to a European to eat.]
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plate; following p. 36
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Native American woman cooks human limbs over a fire. She offers a hand to a European to eat. Includes scene of cannibalism, feathered headdresses, hammocks, war club, and boat.
Mocquet, Jean, b. 1575
[Voyages en Afrique, Asie, Index orientales et occidentales. Dutch] De grote nieuw-bereisde wereld: ...
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By Jan Klasen, boek-handelaar
Mocquet was Keeper of the Cabinet of Rarities for several kings of France. In this book he describes five voyages he made between 1601 and 1612; here he describes cannibalistic practices of the Carib Indians of Guiana and the country of Yapoco. He sailed
Acquired in 1866.
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©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Indians of South America