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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: 1620 date unknown
Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
Description: Facsimile of the autograph map of the Mississippi or Conception River drawn by Father Marquette at the time of his voyage. From the original preserved at S...
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
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...
Date: 1667 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,...
Date: 1675 ca.
Description: Three maps found within John Speed's atlas A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World along with the corresponding text. The first map shows V...
Description: Decorative and detailed map of the eastern half of North America. Regions, cities, colonies, Native America land, rivers, lakes and some nautical features...
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1567.
Description: This map is in French and shows Lac Tracy ov Superieur (Lake Superior), Baye des Puans (Green Bay), and portions of Lac des Ilinois (Lake Michigan) and Lac...
Description: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.
Description: An illustration of two men looking out at Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls in Jean Louis Hennepins A new discovery of a vast country in America (London: M...
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...
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Description: Scene from the Laudonnière Expedition in South Carolina, ca. 1564.
Date: 1671 ca.
Description: Copperplate engraving. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,00].
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