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Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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...
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...
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: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.
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: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
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: Copperplate engraving; Venice, 1695. Scale [ca. 1:5,069,000] at center.
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: Boundaries colored. Paris.
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