“Because the Spanish Thirst for Gold, the Indians Pour Liquid Gold into Them”

Theodor de Bry. From [America. pt. 4. Latin] Americae pars Qvarta. Sive, Insignis & Admiranda Historia de Reperta Primùm Occidentali India à Christophoro Columbo Anno M.CCCCXCII, 1594.

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Indi Hispanis aurum sitientibus, aurum lique-factum infundunt. Theodor de Bry’s America was based on an eyewitness account of the Spanish conquest. This engraving portrays Indians torturing Spanish soldiers.

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Item Type Book Section
Title Because the Spanish Thirst for Gold, the Indians Pour Liquid Gold into Them
Short Title Because the Spanish Thirst for Gold, 1594
Book Title [America. pt. 4. Latin] Americae pars Qvarta. Sive, Insignis & Admiranda Historia de Reperta Primùm Occidentali India à Christophoro Columbo Anno M.CCCCXCII
Place of Publication Francofvrti ad Moenvm
Publisher T. de Bry
Creator Theodor de Bry
Publication Date 1594
Volume Vol. 4
Pages Plate 20
Language Latin
Call Number VAULT Ayer 110 .B9 1590 v. 4
Location Special Collections 4th floor