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Description: Copperplate engraving; Venice, 1695. Scale [ca. 1:5,069,000] at center.
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: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement, ca. 1620.
Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Map of North America, divided into regions, and showing some rivers, lakes, settlements, cities, mountains, and Native American land. Of the Great Lakes on...
Description: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.
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: 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: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
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....
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...
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Date: 1630 ca.
Description: One of the few maps by Dutch cartographer Willem Blaeu depicting the Americas, this map shows regions, settlements, islands, mountains, forests, rivers, an...
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
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