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Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Date: 1667 ca.
Description: Map of Virginia depicting the discoveries detailed by John Smith in his exploration of the region. It shows Jamestown, Native American tribes and villages,...
Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...
Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.
Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
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: 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 Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.
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...
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....
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Date: 1683 ca.
Description: Map of the north east coast of North America showing islands, regions, Native American land, bays, and a few European settlements. The Great Lakes appear i...
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