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Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Date: 1696 ca.
Description: This sea chart and topographical map depicts the north east coast of Canada and North America, focusing on the Hudson Bay and Great Lakes regions. It shows...
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: A map of New France, including parts of the United States and Canada, to illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied documents.
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...
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
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 near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614. The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English....
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 of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
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 the Laudonnière Expedition in South Carolina, ca. 1564.
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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...
Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
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