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Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Date: 1685 ca.
Description: A detailed map of the western hemisphere showing cities, settlements, Native American land, rivers, lakes, mountains, the Great Lakes, and California as an...
Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.
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: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1614 in which Ralph Hamor tells Powhatan that he has been sent by Sir Thomas Dale to request his youngest daug...
Date: 1620 date unknown
Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...
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 of North America showing some colonies, cities, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Ship routes spread across both oceans, including one decorated...
Description: Father Hennepin's map in French of the upper lakes.
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 of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
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: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
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...
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