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Map or Atlas

Le Canada

Date: 1656 

Description: Copperplate engraving, Paris

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a watercolor painting by John White during the Barlowe Expedition in Virginia, 1585-1587.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.

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...

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...

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...

Map or Atlas

World Map

Date: 1625 

Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.

Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

Date: 1673 

Description: P. Marquette en Joliet, gedan in't jaar 1673.

Date: 1690 

Description: A mysterious mixture of mythology, ancient geography, and late 17th century knowledge of the American coastline. This map shows North and South America, bu...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614. The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English....

Date: 1655 

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...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement, 1622, purporting to show the massacre of 347 settlers by Openchancanough and his alliance of tribes in the Jamestown area.

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...

Date: 1697 

Description: Father Hennepin's map in French of the upper lakes.

Date: 1655 

Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.

Date: 1655 

Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.

Date: 1688 

Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...

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