• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Smith, John (1580-1631); Hole, William (working 1600-1646)
  • Date Made 1612-1624
  • Place Made
  • Materials Paper; Engraving; Laid Paper
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor
  • Room
  • Accession # 1982.0009

Map of Virginia

Jamestown, founded in 1607, was the first permanent English settlement in North America, and its success can be credited largely to Captain John Smith.