1600s Archive

  • Map of California shown as an island Vingboons' Map of California as an Island (1650s) Date: 1650 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (10.96mb) 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 California that you might want to check out. Another map by the coolest-named mapmaker I can think of: My...

    Vingboons’ Map of California as an Island (1650s)

    Map of California shown as an island Vingboons' Map of California as an Island (1650s) Date: 1650 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (10.96mb) 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 California that you might want to check out. Another map by the coolest-named mapmaker I can think of: My...
  • “Subterranean World” by Athanasius Kircher of the Society of Jesus in 1668. Mundus subterraneus Date: 1668 Author: Athanasius Kircher Dwnld: Full Size (9.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other religious maps that you might want to check out. I'm assuming that Athanasius Kircher's Mundus Subterraneus (“Subterranean World”?) is a religious work, because it's far too...

    “Subterranean World” Illustration (1668)

    “Subterranean World” by Athanasius Kircher of the Society of Jesus in 1668. Mundus subterraneus Date: 1668 Author: Athanasius Kircher Dwnld: Full Size (9.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other religious maps that you might want to check out. I'm assuming that Athanasius Kircher's Mundus Subterraneus (“Subterranean World”?) is a religious work, because it's far too...
  • Johannes Vingboons's map of the Hudson River. From c. 1639. Map of the Hudson River Date: 1639? Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (9.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Dutch Cartographer Johannes Vingboons made for us this map of the Hudson River from...

    Vingboons’ Map of the Hudson River (1639)

    Johannes Vingboons's map of the Hudson River. From c. 1639. Map of the Hudson River Date: 1639? Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (9.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Dutch Cartographer Johannes Vingboons made for us this map of the Hudson River from...
  • Map “Palestine: The Holy Land” by Guillaume de L'Isle (Delisle) in 1782. Terra Sancta : Palestina. Date: 1782 Author: Guillaume de L'Isle Dwnld: Full Size (6.9mb) 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. It's old favorite Guillaume Delisle, but not, this time, depicting the...

    de L’Isle’s map of the Holy Land (1782)

    Map “Palestine: The Holy Land” by Guillaume de L'Isle (Delisle) in 1782. Terra Sancta : Palestina. Date: 1782 Author: Guillaume de L'Isle Dwnld: Full Size (6.9mb) 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. It's old favorite Guillaume Delisle, but not, this time, depicting the...
  • Nicolas Sanson's Map of Libya. Made in the year 1679. Map of Libya Date: 1679 Author: Nicolas Sanson Dwnld: Full Size (6.6mb) 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. Nicolas Sanson's map of Western Africa and the Sahara desert. Any native French speaker want to help me...

    Sanson’s Map of Northern Africa (1679)

    Nicolas Sanson's Map of Libya. Made in the year 1679. Map of Libya Date: 1679 Author: Nicolas Sanson Dwnld: Full Size (6.6mb) 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. Nicolas Sanson's map of Western Africa and the Sahara desert. Any native French speaker want to help me...
  • Joan Vinckeboon's map of the Manatee(?) River. From 1639. Map of the mouth of the Hudson River Date: 1639 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (13.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Another map by Dutch Cartographer Johannes Vingboons showing the mouth of the...

    Map of the Mouth of the Hudson, by Vingboons (1639)

    Joan Vinckeboon's map of the Manatee(?) River. From 1639. Map of the mouth of the Hudson River Date: 1639 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (13.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Another map by Dutch Cartographer Johannes Vingboons showing the mouth of the...
  • Map of the complete island of Cuba Vingboons' Map of Cuba (1639) Date: 1639 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (8.01mb) 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 Cuba that you might want to check out. Another map by Johannes Vingboons; this one of Cuba [gmap]. (And, whoa... easy with the...

    Vingboons’ Map of Cuba (1639)

    Map of the complete island of Cuba Vingboons' Map of Cuba (1639) Date: 1639 Author: Johannes Vingboons Dwnld: Full Size (8.01mb) 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 Cuba that you might want to check out. Another map by Johannes Vingboons; this one of Cuba [gmap]. (And, whoa... easy with the...
  • Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale Map of Northernmost America (1688) Date: 1688 Author: Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin Dwnld: Full Size (18.81mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. I think that Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin may have just given several typographers a seizure...

    Franquelin’s Map of Northernmost America (1688)

    Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale Map of Northernmost America (1688) Date: 1688 Author: Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin Dwnld: Full Size (18.81mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. I think that Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin may have just given several typographers a seizure...
  • Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Map of French Discoveries in America in 1673 Date: 1673 Author: Jacques Marquette Dwnld: Full Size (2.74mb) 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 Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Late-17th-Century map by Jesuit Missionary and...

    Map of French Discoveries in America (1673)

    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Map of French Discoveries in America in 1673 Date: 1673 Author: Jacques Marquette Dwnld: Full Size (2.74mb) 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 Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Late-17th-Century map by Jesuit Missionary and...
  • Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle France en l'année 1673 et 1674 Map of Jolliet's Discoveries in America in 1673 and 1674 Date: 1674 Author: Jolliet Dwnld: Full Size (7.86mb) 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 Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Not...

    Jolliet’s Carte de la decouverte faite (1673)

    Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle France en l'année 1673 et 1674 Map of Jolliet's Discoveries in America in 1673 and 1674 Date: 1674 Author: Jolliet Dwnld: Full Size (7.86mb) 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 Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Not...
  • Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula. Blaeu's map of the World (1684) Date: 1684 Author: Joan Blaeu Dwnld: Full Size (9.11mb) 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. Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu's map of the world as it was known...

    Blaeu’s map of the World (1684)

    Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula. Blaeu's map of the World (1684) Date: 1684 Author: Joan Blaeu Dwnld: Full Size (9.11mb) 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. Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu's map of the world as it was known...
  • Leo Belgicus Map of Belgium as a Lion - 1611 Date: 1611 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (10.47mb) 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 Europe that you might want to check out. I first saw this Hondius map of Belgium [gmap] depicted as a Lion on some other map...

    Jodocus Hondius’ Map of Belgium as a Lion (1611)

    Leo Belgicus Map of Belgium as a Lion - 1611 Date: 1611 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (10.47mb) 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 Europe that you might want to check out. I first saw this Hondius map of Belgium [gmap] depicted as a Lion on some other map...
  • The Mississippi Franquelin's Map of the Mississippi River Valley (1682) Date: 1682 Author: Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin Dwnld: Full Size (9.76mb) 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 exploration that you might want to check out. My boy Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin was high as hell when he made this....

    Franquelin’s Map of the Mississippi River Valley (1682)

    The Mississippi Franquelin's Map of the Mississippi River Valley (1682) Date: 1682 Author: Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin Dwnld: Full Size (9.76mb) 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 exploration that you might want to check out. My boy Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin was high as hell when he made this....