• French explorers witnessed the pearl diving industry in the Caribbean, where the newcomers got a glimpse of the native dugouts used in the activity.

Pearl Diving

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


  • This print from around 1785 came from a book by John Hamilton Moore of Great Britain, who employed engravers such as George Henry Millar, working in copper, to make etchings of exotic locations and scenes.
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  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
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