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America from The Four Continents

America

Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and South America.

Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and South America.

Atlantic Ocean, South America, and West Africa.

Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus (born about 1446, died 1506)

Personification of America

Discovery of America: Vespucci Landing in America

[The dances at their great feasts]

[Indian seated in hut]

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptore Theodore de Brÿ qui et excud.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

[The tomb of the weroans]

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

[How they catch fish]

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[Killing alligators]

[Exercises of the youths]

[The queen-elect is brought to the king]

[The French arrive in Florida]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

[Exercises of youth]

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

[A fortified village]

[The widows approach the chief]

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians use for "barbecuing" human flesh

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed prisoner

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but the French do not accept him because they fear the anger of the Indians

Johannes Staden helps to defend the Indians who captured him against the Tuppin Tkins

The Tuppin Ikin Indians fight the Tuppin Inwa, who are holding Johannes Staden prisoner, at Boywassu Kange

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Johannes Staden being kept prisoner on San Maro by Indians

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Marin

Torture of the prisoner [by nude Indians]

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Indians: The typical compound of the Tuppin Inwa (prisoner being tortured)]

Johannes Lerii's account of Caraibes Indians with rattles dancing and smoking pipes

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they call Kaagerre

Ceremonies used when killing enemies and eating these. Methods of killing and treating the enemy [by nude Indians]

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Indians: European prisoners being fried and eaten by the Tuppin Inwa]

[Columbus landing on Hispaniola, Dec. 6, 1492; greeted by Arawak Indians]

Christopher Columbus

Portret van Francis Drake (1553-1619), Engels edelman, / in het album van Bernardus Paludanus (1550-1633)

Drake, Francis

[Indians greeting Francis Drake]

New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], Amerigo Vespucci Discovering the Southern Cross with an Astrolabium, plate 18

Lion Hunt ("America")

America

New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], The Discovery of America, plate 1

America

America (part of a set of four)

New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], The Discovery of America, plate 1

New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], The Discovery of America, plate 1

Drake, Francis

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, 1606; graven by William Hole

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman wearing ornamental chains and necklaces; woman holding baby and ear of corn]

[Bird's-eye view of a Native American deer hunt in New France (Canada), showing Indians driving deer towards fences into narrow enclosure to be killed, and two dead deer hanging from bent trees]

[Four Native American Indians of New France (Canada): two men at top in war attire, with shield, bow, and arrows; mother holding paddle and nursing infant; and men clothed for winter, wearing snowshoes]

[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shelter with bundles of bones, friends and relatives of the dead, and lodge in background, New France (Canada)]

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

[Title page illus. with ship VICTORIA and bust portraits of circumnavigators Ferdinand Magellan, Francis Drake, Olivier van Noort, and Sebastiano de Cano. 1626]

Landing at Jamestown ; The portraictuer of Captayne John Smith, admirall of New England.

Sir Francis Drake's Expedition.

Drake, Francis

Drake, Francis

Letter to Col. Henry Jackson, Hudson River

Letter to Col. Henry Jackson, Hudson River

[Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

Mr. Doughty beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Julian, on the coast of Patagonia / Dodd delin. ; Goldar sculp.

Plan du terrein à la rive gauche de la rivière de James vis-à-vis Jamestown en Virginie ou s'est livré le combat du 6 juillet 1781 entre l'armée américaine commandée par le Mis. de La Fayette el l'armée angloise aux ordres du Lord Cornwallis.

[The Pont Dery, near the Pont Rouge, about twenty-five miles north-west of Quebec, on the Jacques Cartier River.]

Landing at Jamestown.

[Christopher Columbus leaving Spain to go to America]

Christopher Columbus from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

[Christopher Columbus.]

Tower of London from "A Lecture on the Discovery of America by the Northmen, five hundred years before Columbus ... Fourth edition, with additions"

Jamestown from "[Pocahontas, and other poems.]"

Site of Jamestown, on James R. Va.

map from "[History of the United States of America, ... extending from the discovery of America by Columbus to the present time, etc.]"

Chart shewing the tracks across the North Atlantic Ocean, of Don Christopher Columbus

map from "[History of the United States of America, ... extending from the discovery of America by Columbus to the present time, etc.]"

map from "[History of the United States of America, ... extending from the discovery of America by Columbus to the present time, etc.]"

map from "[History of the United States of America, ... extending from the discovery of America by Columbus to the present time, etc.]"

map from "[History of the United States of America, ... extending from the discovery of America by Columbus to the present time, etc.]"

Christopher Columbus from "History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia; embracing an account of the various expeditions in the West, previous to 1795. Also, biographical sketches of Col. Ebenezer Zane, Major Samuel M'Collach [and others] ... Illustrated by numerous engravings"

Henry Hudson descending the Hudson River

[Map of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York].

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window "Jamestown" showing colonists, monk, ship, dogwood (Virginia state flower), and English flag]

[Design drawing for stained glass window for perpetuating Christianity with St. Augustine, King Arthur, Bishop Hobart, St. Francis, The Church of England, Pilgrims of Canterbury, Christopher Columbus, Spain, England, and France for All Saints Church in Detroit, Michigan]