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Date: 1566 ca.

Description: Map showing the place names, rivers, and mountains of Europe, north-western Africa, the northern half of South America, and North America. Rhumb lines cros...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Mason, John

Date: 1586-1635

Biographical Book Excerpt

Woodbury, John

Date: 1579-1641

Date: 1556 ca.

Description: One of the earliest obtainable maps to accurately (for its time) depict the Americas, this map shows more decorative than descriptive features. A few river...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Madog, ab Owain Gwynedd

Date: 1150-1180

Date: 1-05-12 

Description: Officers of the fund drive for victims of multiple sclerosis busy making final arrangements for the door-to-door canvas. From left are Ellen Schroeder, Ann...

Property Record

412 E MAIN ST

Community: Waterford

County: Racine

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 12355

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

Marriage Index Record

Schmidt, Francis

Date: 0846-11-17

County: Milwaukee

Biographical Book Excerpt

Mason, John

Date: 1586-1635

Biographical Book Excerpt

Cavendish, Thomas

Date: 1555-1592

Marriage Index Record

Dunn, Francis M

Date: 0305-4-30

County: Milwaukee

Property Record

601 - 605 N 14TH ST

Community: Milwaukee

County: Milwaukee

Historic Name: Chapelle of St. Martin de Sayssuel

Reference Number: 110017

Biographical Book Excerpt

Raffaello, Santi or Sanzio

Date: 1483-1520

Map or Atlas

America

Date: 1576 

Description: Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first...

Marriage Index Record

Little, Abba J

Date: 0382-6-10

County: Milwaukee

Biographical Book Excerpt

Drelincourt, Charles

Date: 1595-1669

Date: 1513 

Description: This exquisite woodcut map is one of the first to show any part of North America. It originally appeared in the 1513 Strasbourg edition of Ptolemy's Geogra...

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Biencourt, Charles de Poutrincourt

Date: 1583-1638

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Gilbert, Humphrey

Date: 1539-1583

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