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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: 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: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1614 in which Ralph Hamor tells Powhatan that he has been sent by Sir Thomas Dale to request his youngest daug...
Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.
Description: Map of the southeast coast of North America from Jamestown to modern Georgia. It shows European settlements, Native American land and villages, coastal fea...
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement, ca. 1620.
Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1567.
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: 1671 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: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: Decorative and detailed map of the eastern half of North America. Regions, cities, colonies, Native America land, rivers, lakes and some nautical features...
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.
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: A map of New France, including parts of the United States and Canada, to illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied documents. There is some handwriting an...
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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