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Description: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.
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 Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.
Description: Copperplate engraving, Paris
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
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 Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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...
Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.
Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).
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...
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...
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: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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 Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.
Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.
Description: This map is in French and shows Lac Tracy ov Superieur (Lake Superior), Baye des Puans (Green Bay), and portions of Lac des Ilinois (Lake Michigan) and Lac...
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: A map of New France, including parts of the United States and Canada, to illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied documents.
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