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Date: 1632 

Description: The Wisconsin portion of Champlain's 1632 map, augmented since the previous one, for navigation according to the true Meridien, by Sieur de Champlain. The...

Date: 1655 

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

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: 1688 

Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.

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

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: 1655 

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

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 from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Date: 1655 

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

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.

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...

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: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

Date: 1655 

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

Map or Atlas

Nova Virginiae Tabula

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,...

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