Histoire Naturelle des Indes or the Drake Manuscript, Folios 21v-22r

Title

Histoire Naturelle des Indes or the Drake Manuscript, Folios 21v-22r

Subject

Natural history --Caribbean Area.
Indians --First contact with Europeans.
1586.
Caribbean Area --Description and travel.
Caribbean Area --Social life and customs.
Caribbean Area --Pictorial works.

Description

This source image displays red, green, and yellow peppers with a description of each in relation to the lives of the native peoples of the West Indies.

Creator

The combined work of at least two unknown scribes and two unknown artists.

Source

Pierpont Morgan Library, MA 3900 (http://www.themorgan.org/collection/Histoire-Naturelle-des-Indes/22)

Publisher

Bequest of Clara S. Peck, 1983.

Date

ca. 1586

Contributor

Olivia Walseth

Rights

Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Literary and Historical Manuscripts

Relation

[no text]

Format

Illustrated manuscript, Binding: 30 x 21 cm; individual leaves: 29.3 x 19.7 cm.

Language

With accompanying captions written in late sixteenth-century French

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

[no text]

Files

drake manuscript.jpg

Citation

The combined work of at least two unknown scribes and two unknown artists., “Histoire Naturelle des Indes or the Drake Manuscript, Folios 21v-22r,” Food origins, accessed October 21, 2020, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/80.