1500s Archive

  • Nicolai Gerbelij in descriptionem Graeciae Sophiani, praefatio Gerbel's Map of Greece (1540) Date: 1540 Author: Nikolaos Gerbel Dwnld: Full Size (12.00mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Greece that you might want to check out. Here's a 16th-Century map of Greece by Gerbel.

    Gerbel’s Map of Greece (1540)

    Nicolai Gerbelij in descriptionem Graeciae Sophiani, praefatio Gerbel's Map of Greece (1540) Date: 1540 Author: Nikolaos Gerbel Dwnld: Full Size (12.00mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Greece that you might want to check out. Here's a 16th-Century map of Greece by Gerbel.
  • Floridae Americae provinciae recens Map of Florida and the Caribbean in 1588 - by De Morgues Date: 1591 Author: Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues Dwnld: Full Size (5.06mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Carribean that you might want to check out. A map of late-16th Century Florida...

    Map of Florida and the Caribbean (1588)

    Floridae Americae provinciae recens Map of Florida and the Caribbean in 1588 - by De Morgues Date: 1591 Author: Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues Dwnld: Full Size (5.06mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Carribean that you might want to check out. A map of late-16th Century Florida...
  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus / Didaco Mendezio auctore. La Florida / auctore Hieron Ortelius' Map of the Central Americas (1584) Date: 1584 Author: Abraham Ortelius Dwnld: Full Size (6.40mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Central America that you might want to check out. Another work by Flemish mapmaker...

    Ortelius’ Map of the Americas (1584)

    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus / Didaco Mendezio auctore. La Florida / auctore Hieron Ortelius' Map of the Central Americas (1584) Date: 1584 Author: Abraham Ortelius Dwnld: Full Size (6.40mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Central America that you might want to check out. Another work by Flemish mapmaker...
  • Map of America Map of America - Kohl's Reproduction of Diego Ribero's Original (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Ribero Dwnld: Full Size (11.40mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the United States that you might want to check out. Kohl's reproduction of Diego Ribeiro's original map of the eastern coast...

    Ribero’s map of America, Reproduction (1529)

    Map of America Map of America - Kohl's Reproduction of Diego Ribero's Original (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Ribero Dwnld: Full Size (11.40mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the United States that you might want to check out. Kohl's reproduction of Diego Ribeiro's original map of the eastern coast...
  • Palaestina, des heiligen Landes Beschreibung mit sampt den anstossenden Laendern und Voelctern alss die Ammoniter Munster's Map of the Holy Land (1588) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (4.56mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Middle East that you might want to check out. A handsome...

    Munster’s Map of the Holy Land (1588)

    Palaestina, des heiligen Landes Beschreibung mit sampt den anstossenden Laendern und Voelctern alss die Ammoniter Munster's Map of the Holy Land (1588) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (4.56mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Middle East that you might want to check out. A handsome...
  • Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto Ortelius' Map of Ireland (1598) Date: 1572 Author: Abraham Ortelius Dwnld: Full Size (8.42mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the British Isles that you might want to check out. Flemish mapmaker Abraham Ortelius made this map of Ireland in the late 16th Century....

    Ortelius’ Map of Ireland (1598)

    Hiberniae, Britannicae Insvlae nova descripto Ortelius' Map of Ireland (1598) Date: 1572 Author: Abraham Ortelius Dwnld: Full Size (8.42mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the British Isles that you might want to check out. Flemish mapmaker Abraham Ortelius made this map of Ireland in the late 16th Century....
  • Carta marina Magnus' map of Scandinavia (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Olaus Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (5.47mb) Source: James Ford Bell Lib Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Europe that you might want to check out. Olaus Magnus' detailed 1529 map of Scandinavia [gmap].

    Magnus’ map of Scandinavia (1529)

    Carta marina Magnus' map of Scandinavia (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Olaus Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (5.47mb) Source: James Ford Bell Lib Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Europe that you might want to check out. Olaus Magnus' detailed 1529 map of Scandinavia [gmap].
  • Vera totius expeditionis nauticae. Hondius' map of the World (1595) Date: 1595 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (11.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Noted Flemish cartographer Jodocus Hondius' map of the world as it was known in 1595.

    Hondius’ map of the World (1595)

    Vera totius expeditionis nauticae. Hondius' map of the World (1595) Date: 1595 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (11.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Noted Flemish cartographer Jodocus Hondius' map of the world as it was known in 1595.
  • New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...

    Munster’s Map of the New World (1550)

    New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...
  • Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not...

    Sir Francis Drake’s West Indian Expedition (1589)

    Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not...