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Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.
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 near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.
Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
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...
Description: Copperplate engraving; Venice, 1695. Scale [ca. 1:5,069,000] at center.
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: 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 near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614. The Chickahominy tribe's proximity to Jamestown meant they had early contact with the English....
Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.
Description: A map of New France, including parts of the United States and Canada, to illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied documents.
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 from Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Map of North America showing some colonies, cities, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Ship routes spread across both oceans, including one decorated...
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