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Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
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...
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.
Date: 1620 date unknown
Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...
Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).
Date: 1675 ca.
Description: Three maps found within John Speed's atlas A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World along with the corresponding text. The first map shows V...
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...
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.
Description: Copperplate engraving. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,00].
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.
Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
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...
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: 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...
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