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Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.
Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...
Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
Description: Map of North America showing some colonies, cities, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Ship routes spread across both oceans, including one decorated...
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
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 the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Copperplate engraving. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,00].
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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: 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 from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: Scene from the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1607.
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.
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 near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
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