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Date: 1655 

Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Date: 1676 

Description: Detailed map of North and South America. Cities, towns, forests, and mountains are shown pictorially. Duval labels regions, islands, cities, lakes, and Nat...

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: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.

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...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.

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: 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...

Map or Atlas

Map of New France

Date: 1610 

Description: A map of New France, including parts of the United States and Canada, to illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied documents.

Date: 1673 

Description: Facsimile of the autograph map of the Mississippi or Conception River drawn by Father Marquette at the time of his voyage. From the original preserved at S...

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...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1620 date unknown

Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...

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 Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.

Date: 1670 

Description: This map is in French and shows Lac Tracy ov Superieur (Lake Superior), Baye des Puans (Green Bay), and portions of Lac des Ilinois (Lake Michigan) and Lac...

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

Date: 1655 

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

Date: 1698 

Description: An illustration of two men looking out at Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls in Jean Louis Hennepin’s A new discovery of a vast country in America (London: M...

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