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From the collection of Henry and Kaye Spalding.

Position: 514 (26 views)

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Leiden, ca. 1708-1728; A prolific publisher, editor, and bookseller, Peter vander Aa included the arrival of John Smith to America in his map of Virginia. He published a similar map in his Atlas Nouveau Et Curieux (1714), but with a French title and…

Position: 206 (1627 views)

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Philadelphia; Coolie Verner has proposed that this map is most likely "the first separate map of Virginia to be drawn, printed, and published in America." Most earlier maps had been engraved and published in Europe where the best craftsman plied…

Position: 485 (38 views)

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Washington, U.S. Coast Survey, 1853; One in a series of charts of the Chesapeake Bay area made during the survey of the Bay, begun in 1843, This serves as a key to topographic and hydrographic sheets and shows the triangulation of of the Chesapeake…

Position: 112 (1709 views)

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Paris; Derived from 1754 Fry-Jefferson map of Virginia, this map appeared in Histoire Generale des Voyages by l'Abbe Provost in Paris until 1775. It shows the area from Philadelphia south to Cape Henry and west to the mountains and includes names of…

Position: 624 (9 views)

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Paris; Derived from 1754 Fry-Jefferson map of Virginia, this map appeared in Histoire Generale des Voyages by l'Abbe Provost in Paris until 1775. It shows the area from Philadelphia south to Cape Henry and west to the mountains and includes names of…

Position: 226 (1597 views)

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Paris, 1795; Published as a plate in 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry & Kaye Spalding Map Collection at Hampden-Sydney College, 2008.

Position: 186 (1652 views)

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Map of Chesapeake Bay region, featuring parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina coastlines. Text is in French. Paris, 1795. Published as plate 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry &…

Position: 92 (1719 views)

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Amsterdam; Note: image depicts back of map. See "Related Item" field for front of map. The original plate for this derivative of the Smith map was issued in 1618 by Jodocus Hondius, Jr., and purchased by Willem Blaeu at Hondius's death in 1629. He…

Position: 453 (45 views)

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Amsterdam; Note: see "Related Item" field for verso of map. The original plate for this derivative of the Smith map was issued in 1618 by Jodocus Hondius, Jr., and purchased by Willem Blaeu at Hondius's death in 1629. He replaced Hondius' name with…

Position: 415 (59 views)

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Paris, ca. 1780; Showing the area from Virginia's Rappahannock River through Georgia, this map indicates larger towns by symbols colored in red. Bonne was a mathematician and cartographer and successor to Jacques Nicolas Bellin as hydrographer at the…

Position: 139 (1696 views)

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London; This is the last major map based on Augustine Herrman's 1673 map of Virginia and Maryland, but unlike earlier maps, it is oriented with north at the top. The map was first published by Christopher Browne in 1685. This 3rd state includes the…

Position: 458 (44 views)

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Frankfort, 1590; Theodor de Bry (1528-1598) used the watercolor map drawn by John White in 1585 as the basis for his engraved map of Virginia. Although primarily a map of what became the North Carolina coast, the map is the earliest published…

Position: 353 (185 views)

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Frankfort; Note: image depicts verso; see "Related Item" field for front of image. These depictions of ten native peoples from Virginia and Roanoke are based on the drawings of John White, who documented the English expedition under the direction of…

Position: 476 (40 views)

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