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Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
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: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Description: This atlas shows the western hemisphere, with a small portion of Spain and Africa. Several place names are labeled, such as the Plymouth colony, settlement...
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: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
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 Jamestown Settlement, 1622, purporting to show the massacre of 347 settlers by Openchancanough and his alliance of tribes in the Jamestown area.
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: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.
Description: This map includes vignettes of Amerindian life with text describing geography, culture, and exploration activity, written in French. The Great Lakes, river...
Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
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