Le Moyne's Florida

Le Moyne's Florida

This 1591 text by Theodor de Bry contains an account of expeditions by French Huguenots to Florida and includes drawings by Jacques Le Moyne, a French artist and member of Jean Ribault's New World expedition. USF Libraries - Tampa Special Collections holds a bound copy of this early-printed work in a vellum cover. Le Moyne's exaggerated drawings depicting Indigenous communities provides a look at how Europeans viewed the people they met on their trips to the Americas.

In this collection, you can view the work in its entirety, as well as high-resolution scans of several plates from the book


Browse the Le Moyne's Florida Collections:

Le Moyne Plates

Le Moyne's Brief Narrative of Florida (Full)