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Date: 1655 

Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.

Map or Atlas

World Map

Date: 1625 

Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.

Map or Atlas

Map of St. Augustine

Date: 1655 

Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.

Date: 1675 

Description: This atlas shows the western hemisphere, with a small portion of Spain and Africa. Several place names are labeled, such as the Plymouth colony, settlement...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.

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: 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: 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...

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: 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: 1698 ca.

Description: A sea chart of Hudson's Bay, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic. This map shows rhumb lines extending from various points including two compass roses. Coas...

Photograph

Carolina

Date: 1675 

Description: Map of the southeast coast of North America from Jamestown to modern Georgia. It shows European settlements, Native American land and villages, coastal fea...

Date: 1655 

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

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

Map of Virginia Coast

Date: 1655 

Description: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1656 

Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.

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