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Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.

Date: 1655 

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....

Map or Atlas

Map of St. Augustine

Date: 1655 

Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.

Date: 1698 ca.

Description: A sea chart of Hudson's Bay, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic. This map shows rhumb lines extending from various points including two compass roses. Coas...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.

Map or Atlas

Americæ Nova Tabula

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...

Date: 1655 

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...

Map or Atlas

Le Canada

Date: 1656 

Description: Copperplate engraving, Paris

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