The 1492-1606 Exploration ClipArt gallery offers 113 illustrations of the discovery and exploration of America by the European nations.
A palisaded Indian Town in Alabama during early Spanish America.
"La Salle's house (Canada) in 1900." -Perry Jr., 1913
The Ladrones islands, meaning "Islands of Thieves." Currently they are named the Mariana Islands. Magellan…
The landing of Columbus
A picture showing typical indian life.
An image from Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii in Somnium Scipionis, Lib. II..
An image from Theodosii Macrobii Opera.
An image after Atlas, as a "mappemonde tiree d'un manuscrit de Macrobe du Xeme siecle."
The tomb of Magellan, on the spot where he fell.
Death of Magellan at the Philippine Islands.
After sending one or more of his ships back to Cuba with news of his landing, he began marching northward.
Columbus at Margarita Island, the largest island in Venezuela, off the north eastern side of the country.
Scene where Pedro Menendez de Aviles, an explorer and founder of St. Augustine, murdered the Huguenots…
Menendez de Aviles's expedition on its way to the New World.
Montezuma mortally wounded by his own subjects.
Columbus arriving at Granada in time to see the final surrender of the Moors to the Spanish Army.
A native of Hispaniola in his canoe.
Natives of Hispaniola in a canoe.
A drawing of the discovery of the New World.
Title page of the New Unbekanthe Landte.
The Nina, a ship that came to America with Columbus
Fortified Onandaga village from the first Americans.
Title of Oviedo from 1526
Arms of Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes, a Spanish historian.
Spaniards embarking upon Peru.
Spaniards cutting down Peruvian huts.
The Pinta, a ship that came to America with Columbus
Picture of Indian Pipes.
A Christian merchant who introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.
Juan Ponce de León (1474 – July 1521) was a Spanish conquistador. He accompanied Christopher Columbus…
The priar speaking to Columbus
An old picture of Quebec, Canada where the French were colonizing.
Entrance to Raleigh's Cell in the Tower
"Form of Raleigh's Ships."—Lossing, 1851
The raising of the Christian cross following the discovery of the New World.
The Indians (Native Americans) decorating Jean Ribault's Pillar.
John White finds the only clue to the disappearance of the "Lost Colony" of Roanoke: a tree carved with…
Picture of old Spanish Ruins.
The Santa Maria, a ship that came to America with Columbus
The Santa Maria
"Picture of an Indian village drawn by John White in 1585 and incorporated in a report to Sir Walter…
An illustration of one of Sir Walter Raleigh's ships.
A Spanish explorer and conquistador who was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi…
Spanish treasure ships which Francis Drake captured for England.
This representation of the vessels of the early Spanish navigators is a fac-simile of a cut in Medina's…
The old Spanish gateway at St. Augustine.
Photograph of the Gates of St. Augustine.
Title of First Tract from Las Casas.
Title of Fourth Tract from Las Casas.
Title of Seventh Tract from Las Casas.
Tree of Triste Noche represents the remains of the tree under which Cortes and his followers gathered…
"The triumphal entry of Columbus into Barcelona."—Gordy, 1912
The vision of the explorer Christopher Columbus.