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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

Pynchon, William

Date: 1590-1662

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Cavendish, Thomas

Date: 1555-1592

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Gilbert, Humphrey

Date: 1539-1583

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Woodbury, John

Date: 1579-1641

Property Record

412 E MAIN ST

Community: Waterford

County: Racine

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 12355

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Madog, ab Owain Gwynedd

Date: 1150-1180

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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Mason, John

Date: 1586-1635

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...

Property Record

601 - 605 N 14TH ST

Community: Milwaukee

County: Milwaukee

Historic Name: Chapelle of St. Martin de Sayssuel

Reference Number: 110017

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...

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Drelincourt, Charles

Date: 1595-1669

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Dudley, Jane (Grey)

Date: 1537-1554

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Biencourt, Charles de Poutrincourt

Date: 1583-1638

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...

Property Record

338 E STATE ST

Community: Mauston

County: Juneau

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 80569

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Mason, John

Date: 1586-1635

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Raffaello, Santi or Sanzio

Date: 1483-1520

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Bradford, William

Date: 1588-1657

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