Exploring the Past, Engaging the Future

Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683. De nieuwe en onbekende weereld, of, Beschryving van America: ... Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1671.

The persistence of the romantic and dramatic image of New World creatures is evident even as late as 1671, when several of the oddest images were portrayed by Montanus. (Courtesy of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation)