Map Index: Historical Maps
  • Sebastian Cabot's World map-detail
    Article: Cape Breton Landfall Argument
    From Henry Harrisse, Découverte et évolution cartographique de Terre Neuve et des pays circonvoisins 1497-1501-1769: essais de géographie historique et documentaire (London: Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, 1900). Colourized by Duleepa Wijayawardhana.
  • Toscanelli's Map
    Article: Geographical Knowledge at the Time of the Cabot Voyages
    From D.W. Prowse, A History of Newfoundland from the English, Colonial, and Foreign Records, 2nd edition (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1896) 111. Caption beneath image reads, "Ferryland, showing Baltimore's House. From Fitzburgh's map, 1693." Image modified by Duleepa Wijayawardhana, 1999
  • Map of Bristol.
    Article: The History of Bristol to 1497: Cabot's Arrival in Bristol
    Adapted from a map by E.M. Carus-Wilson in The Merchant Adventurers of Bristol in the Fifteenth Century (Bristol, England: The Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, ©1962) which was based on an earlier map by William Hunt in Bristol, 2nd ed. (London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1887).


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