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Description: Scene of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614 showing men at the water's edge being beckoned by mermaids.
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...
Date: 1683 ca.
Description: Map of the north east coast of North America showing islands, regions, Native American land, bays, and a few European settlements. The Great Lakes appear i...
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.
Description: Map of Virginia and Maryland, based on John Smith's 1612 map and Augustine Herman's 1673 seminal map. It shows borders, counties, Native American land, tri...
Description: Decorative and detailed map of the eastern half of North America. Regions, cities, colonies, Native America land, rivers, lakes and some nautical features...
Description: Copperplate engraving. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,00].
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 from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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: 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: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).
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...
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: Facsimile of the autograph map of the Mississippi or Conception River drawn by Father Marquette at the time of his voyage. From the original preserved at S...
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