Baptism of Virginia Dare
Original Author: Henry Howe
Created: 1880
Medium: Lithograph
Publisher: Wikimedia Commons

Baptism of Virginia Dare

This 1880 lithograph portrays the scene on August 24, 1587, when Virginia Dare was christened on Roanoke Island. The first child born to English parents in America, Dare and more than a hundred other settlers disappeared sometime before her third birthday.