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Date: 1673 

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...

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Allouez, Claude Jean

Date: 1622-1689

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1567.

Date: 1670 

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...

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Woodbury, John

Date: 1579-1641

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...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Pynchon, William

Date: 1590-1662

Map or Atlas

Nova Virginiae Tabula

Date: 1671 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: 1655 

Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.

Date: 1655 

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

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

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: 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...

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Atherton, Hope

Date: 1646-1677

Date: 1676 

Description: Map of Virginia and Maryland, based on John Smith's 1612 map and Augustine Herman's 1673 seminal map. It shows borders, counties, Native American land, tri...

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Colbert, Jean Baptiste

Date: 1619-1683

Biographical Book Excerpt

Radisson, Pierre Esprit

Date: 1620-1710

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 Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.

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