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Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.
Date: 1696 ca.
Description: This sea chart and topographical map depicts the north east coast of Canada and North America, focusing on the Hudson Bay and Great Lakes regions. It shows...
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Description: Engraving made after a watercolor painting by John White during the Barlowe Expedition in Virginia, 1585-1587.
Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.
Description: P. Marquette en Joliet, gedan in't jaar 1673.
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....
Description: Father Hennepin's map in French of the upper lakes.
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...
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
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...
Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
Description: Scene from the Laudonnière Expedition in South Carolina, 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...
Description: Copperplate engraving, Paris
Description: Copperplate engraving; Venice, 1695. Scale [ca. 1:5,069,000] at center.
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