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Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

Date: 1698 ca.

Description: A sea chart of Hudson's Bay, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic. This map shows rhumb lines extending from various points including two compass roses. Coas...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.

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...

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...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.

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 of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.

Map or Atlas

Nova Virginiae Tabula

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,...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.

Date: 1655 

Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).

Date: 1673 

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

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: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.

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 Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.

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...

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