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Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.
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: 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...
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
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.
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: Copperplate engraving, Paris
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