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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...
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: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1567.
Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.
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 Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
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 from the Laudonnière Expedition in South Carolina, ca. 1564.
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,...
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: Map of the southeast coast of North America from Jamestown to modern Georgia. It shows European settlements, Native American land and villages, coastal fea...
Description: Scene from Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1565.
Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement, ca. 1620.
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.
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