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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: 1690 

Description: A mysterious mixture of mythology, ancient geography, and late 17th century knowledge of the American coastline. This map shows North and South America, bu...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.

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.

Date: 1685 ca.

Description: A detailed map of the western hemisphere showing cities, settlements, Native American land, rivers, lakes, mountains, the Great Lakes, and California as an...

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: 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: 1655 

Description: Depicts Indians encountered on the Barlowe and Amadas Expedition in Virgina, ca. 1584.

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: 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: 1655 

Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.

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

Date: 1655 

Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).

Date: 1636 

Description: Map of North America, divided into regions, and showing some rivers, lakes, settlements, cities, mountains, and Native American land. Of the Great Lakes on...

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: Engraving made after a watercolor painting by John White during the Barlowe Expedition in Virginia, 1585-1587.

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