Pocahontas oil painting 1616

Pocahontas oil painting on canvas from 1616

Pocahontas oil painting on canvas from 1616   Pocahontas was an Indian princess born near Richmond, Virginia. Early explorer, Captain John Smith, claimed to Queen Anne that she saved his life. Pocahontas was kidnapped in 1613 by English settlers in Stafford, VA and kept aboard the ship of  Samuel Argall.  The rationale for her abduction…