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JOHN SMITH was born in England, 1579; died there, 1632; served in various European wars; came to Virginia in 1607; captured by Indians under Chief Powhatan, and said to have been dramatically released though intercession of the chief's daughter Pocahontas
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder