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Date: 1780 ca.

Description: This map shows the northern Pacific Ocean with North America and Asia, with cities and geographical features labeled, as well Russian, French and Spanish r...

Date: 1739 

Description: This map shows the territorial claims of the western hemisphere by the European powers, as well as the names of major cities, geographical features, and pa...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 49. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.


Samson Occom

Date: 1766 

Description: Portrait of Mohegan minister and preacher Samson Occom, posed sitting with his finger on a Bible on a bookstand, with Indian implements visible on the wall...

Date: 1777 

Description: This detailed map of the American colonies shows cities, villages, roads, mountains, lakes, rivers, swamps, counties, state boundaries, and Native American...

Date: 1786 after

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson, from the painting by M. Brown.


A Sea Otter

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 43. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1718 

Description: This map shows the Mississippi River, with latitude and longitude coordinates, ad covers east to Lake Ontario and south to Illinois. The inset map (the top...

Date: 1798 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Egypt. Map title appears on bottom left as a carving in stone next...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 58. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1786 ca.

Description: One half of a four sheet nautical chart, showing the coastlines of the north-west hemisphere. The interior lands are left bare, even of basic features such...

Date: 1761 

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere. Much of the north-west coast of North America is left blank, but the rest of the map lists the names of rivers, citi...

Date: 1758 ca.

Description: This map of the north-west hemisphere shows the cities, lakes, rivers, mountains, and political borders. In the upper left corner sits a decorative cartouc...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1746 ca.

Description: A map of the western hemisphere, including parts of western Europe and Africa, showing the division of the Americas by the European powers. Weapons and fol...

Date: 1712 

Description: This drawing, based on an 1897 survey, appeared in the 1899 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, accompanying Publius V. Lawson's arti...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 56. Drawing from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1782 

Description: Map of the West Indies and south eastern North America, remarkably detailed, showing cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, mines, plantations, forts, banks, an...

Date: 1760 

Description: A map of the world in two hemispheres, with the boarders of the continents hand colored. This map contains 14 spherical diagrams of the cosmos, portraying...

Date: 1715 ca.

Description: A map of the countries and islands surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. The hand colored boarders separate the territories of England, France, Spain, and Hollan...

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