(This blog is dominated by British America women in colonies along the Atlantic seaboard. During the 17C, there were Native American women within the borders of what is now the USA, as well as other female European colonists.)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
16C Europeans Imagine American Women
Adriaen Collaert’s “America” (c. 1588-89) shows a nearly naked native woman astride an armadillo, holding a battle ax plus a bow and arrow.