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Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.

Date: 1673 before

Description: Decorative map of the southeastern region of North America, from the York River in Virginia to northern Florida. The coat of arms of France and England mar...

Date: 1627 ca.

Description: Map of North and South America showing settlements, rivers, lakes, mountains, islands and regions of the western hemisphere. It includes an inset map of Gr...

Map or Atlas

Americæ Nova Tabula

Date: 1630 ca.

Description: One of the few maps by Dutch cartographer Willem Blaeu depicting the Americas, this map shows regions, settlements, islands, mountains, forests, rivers, an...

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

Date: 1655 

Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.

Date: 1676 

Description: Detailed map of North and South America. Cities, towns, forests, and mountains are shown pictorially. Duval labels regions, islands, cities, lakes, and Nat...

Date: 1684 

Description: Map of North America showing some colonies, cities, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Ship routes spread across both oceans, including one decorated...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614. The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English....

Date: 1698 

Description: An illustration of two men looking out at Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls in Jean Louis Hennepin’s A new discovery of a vast country in America (London: M...

Date: 1683 ca.

Description: Map of the north east coast of North America showing islands, regions, Native American land, bays, and a few European settlements. The Great Lakes appear i...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement, 1622, purporting to show the massacre of 347 settlers by Openchancanough and his alliance of tribes in the Jamestown area.

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Map or Atlas

Nova Virginiae Tabula

Date: 1671 ca.

Description: Map of Virginia depicting the discoveries detailed by John Smith in his exploration of the region. It shows Jamestown, Native American tribes and villages,...

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