Based on research for Lehigh University Pocahontas Archive

DiEdwardo, Maryann. Department of English. Lehigh University. The Pocahontas Archive, History on Trial. “Pocahontas as Christy Girl.” 2008.
http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/trial/pocahontas/essays.php?id=2

Maryann P. DiEdwardo Ed.D.




I practice feminine reminiscences to detect messages that decode myths about the art of Pocahontas,

Costume is essential to his design as is her demeanor. Patricia Pasda, illustrator, explains that, “The 1926 image was designed to be an illustration for a magazine cover. The conceptual design in the sketchbooks donated to the Lafayette College Howard Chandler Christy Papers VII 2. Sketchbooks from the Foster Memorial: ca. 1944 in pencil show a plan for the initial design for the 1926 illustration.”

Diane Shaw, Lafayette College Special Collections Librarian and College Archivist notes that the 1926 illustration may have had a “connection to a story in the volume.”





Works Cited


Online Art

“Pocahontas Archive.” Lehigh University. Dr. Ed Gallagher Digital Curator.
http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/trial/pocahontas/history.php

Articles
DiEdwardo, Maryann. Department of English. Lehigh University. The Pocahontas Archive, History on Trial. “Pocahontas as Christy Girl.” 2008.
http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/trial/pocahontas/essays.php?id=2