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North America Collection

"Exploring the Rich Tapestry of North America: From Colonial Beginnings to Modern Marvels" North America, a land steeped in history and brimming with diverse landscapes

Background imageNorth America Collection: Thirteen original colonies in 1776

Thirteen original colonies in 1776
American colonies at the outbreak of the Revolution. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Mormons caught in a prairie blizzard en route to Utah

Mormons caught in a prairie blizzard en route to Utah
Mormon hand-cart company struggling across the plains to Salt Lake City. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Four Cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) feeding on Crabapple (Malus sp) fruit, Ithaca

Four Cedar waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) feeding on Crabapple (Malus sp) fruit, Ithaca, New York, USA, February

Background imageNorth America Collection: Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620

Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620
The " Mayflower" bringing the first colonists to Massachusetts, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: William and Mary College, 1700s

William and Mary College, 1700s
Early view of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1700s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: USA Traveler Map

USA Traveler Map
A vibrant and detailed map of USA including state boundaries, state capitals, major cities and towns overlaid on a subtle relief background

Background imageNorth America Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620
Pilgrim landing party from the " Mayflower" in Plymouth harbor, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Bigfoot film, 1967

Bigfoot film, 1967
Bigfoot film. Still photograph from the famous Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot film made in North Carolina, USA, on 20 October 1967

Background imageNorth America Collection: Continental drift after 250 million years

Continental drift after 250 million years, showing the supercontinent of Pangea Ultima, which was named for the ancient supercontinent of Pangea

Background imageNorth America Collection: Vancouver Island map, 1870s

Vancouver Island map, 1870s
Map of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 1870s. Lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846

First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846
First public demonstration of surgical anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1846. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustratioin

Background imageNorth America Collection: Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse Door County Wisconsin

Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse Door County Wisconsin
USA Wisconsin Door County Sturgeon Bay North Pierhead Ship Canal Lighthouse. Door County, Wisconsin

Background imageNorth America Collection: Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s
Bowdoin College in Maine, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Court record of testimony at the Salem witch trials, 1692

Court record of testimony at the Salem witch trials, 1692
Record of Titubas testimony at the Salem witchcraft trials, 1690s. Halftone reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageNorth America Collection: Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s

Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s
Advertisement for the Singer Automatic sewing machine, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Erie Canal route

Erie Canal route
Map of the Erie Canal across New York state, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Ernest Hemingway Fishing

Ernest Hemingway Fishing
Sun Valley, Idaho: 1939 Author Ernest Hemingway holding two trout he has caught

Background imageNorth America Collection: Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. Digitally colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: General Lee and General Jackson before Chancellorsville, US Civil War

General Lee and General Jackson before Chancellorsville, US Civil War
Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson conferring before the battle of Chancellorsville, 1863. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Hannah Duston escapes from capture by Native Americans

Hannah Duston escapes from capture by Native Americans
Hannah Duston and two other captives escaping from Abenaki Indians on the Merrimac River, New Hampshire, 1697. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Viking ship at sea

Viking ship at sea
Norsemen at sea following their raven pilot. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: British Empire world map, 19th century

British Empire world map, 19th century
British Empire world map. This world map shows the 19th-century British Empire (pink) and its indigenous peoples. Five illustrations (clockwise from upper left) show the people of Australia

Background imageNorth America Collection: Union Stockyards entrance, Chicago, 1890s

Union Stockyards entrance, Chicago, 1890s
Entrance to the Union Stockyards, Chicago, 1890s. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageNorth America Collection: First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Ferris wheel -250 feet in diameter, 36 cars - at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Newfoundland, 1870s

Newfoundland, 1870s
Map of Newfoundland, Canada, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageNorth America Collection: Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891

Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891
Homesteaders charge at the start signal, western Oklahoma Land Rush, 1891. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Buffalo soldier drinking from his canteen

Buffalo soldier drinking from his canteen on a desert march. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Buffalo soldiers charging to the rescue

Buffalo soldiers charging to the rescue
Captain Dodges black troopers to the rescue in the west. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: The Senate Group of Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) trees on the Congress

The Senate Group of Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) trees on the Congress Trail in Sequoia National Park, California, USA

Background imageNorth America Collection: Earth from space, satellite image

Earth from space, satellite image
Earth from space. Satellite image showing North and South America as seen from 35, 000 kilometres above the Earths surface. North is at top and the Moon is at upper right

Background imageNorth America Collection: Whole Earth at night, satellite image

Whole Earth at night, satellite image
Whole Earth map at night, satellite image. Here, Africa is seen at centre. City lights (yellow) of increasing intensity show areas of increasing population

Background imageNorth America Collection: Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Court of Honor and central basin of the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageNorth America Collection: Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards
Evangelist Jonathan Edwards, with his autograph. Digitally colored engraving

Background imageNorth America Collection: Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption

Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption
" Who stole the peoples money? Twas him" cartoon about Tammany Hall scandal, 1871. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageNorth America Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620
John Alden and Mary Chilton landing at Plymouth from the Mayflower, December 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: First US manned space flight, 1961

First US manned space flight, 1961. Redstone rocket launching the Freedom 7 capsule into space on 5th May 1961. This mission (Mercury-Redstone 3)

Background imageNorth America Collection: Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaurs mating

Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaurs mating. Artwork of male (right) and female (left) Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaurs mating. Some theories say that this dinosaur had feathers and fur, as seen here

Background imageNorth America Collection: Whaling ship diagram, 1800s

Whaling ship diagram, 1800s
Deck plan and cutaway view of whaling schooner " Amelia" of New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: American Indian tribe locations in 1715

American Indian tribe locations in 1715
Map of Native American tribe locations circa 1715, continental U.S. Printed color lithograph

Background imageNorth America Collection: Battle of Lake Erie, War of 1812

Battle of Lake Erie, War of 1812
British and American ships engaged in the Battle of Lake Erie, 1813. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: PEXP2D-00013

PEXP2D-00013
Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with their Native American guide Sacagawea. Digital photograph of a bronze statue in Charlottesville Virginia

Background imageNorth America Collection: Bozeman Trail over the Bridger Mountains, Montana

Bozeman Trail over the Bridger Mountains, Montana
Bridger Mountains, named for Jim Bridger, along the Bozeman Pass on the Bozeman Trail, Montana. Photograph

Background imageNorth America Collection: Highly detailed USA Road Map

Highly detailed USA Road Map
Highly detailed map of United States with roads, states, big cities, rivers and some other objects

Background imageNorth America Collection: Suffragette Parade through New York City, 3rd May 1913

Suffragette Parade through New York City, 3rd May 1913
3rd May 1913: Crowds line the sidewalks to watch a Womens Suffragette Movement march through New York City. (Photo by Paul Thompson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageNorth America Collection: Phrenological model of personality traits

Phrenological model of personality traits
Phrenology model of the locations of the " various organs of mind" in the human head, c. 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageNorth America Collection: Young Crow Indian

Young Crow Indian
A Crow boy in dance costume, 1905. Printed reproduction of a photograph by Edward Curtis

Background imageNorth America Collection: Plan of Washington DC, 1793

Plan of Washington DC, 1793
Washington DC as originally laid out, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 1793 engraving

Background imageNorth America Collection: American Indian tribe locations about 1700

American Indian tribe locations about 1700
Map of Native American locations, circa 1700. Printed lithograph



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"Exploring the Rich Tapestry of North America: From Colonial Beginnings to Modern Marvels" North America, a land steeped in history and brimming with diverse landscapes, has witnessed countless tales that have shaped its identity. In 1776, the Thirteen Original Colonies laid the foundation for what would become one of the world's most influential nations. Meanwhile, William and Mary College emerged as an esteemed institution during the 1700s, nurturing brilliant minds that would shape future generations. But North America is not just about academia; it also holds mysteries waiting to be unraveled. The infamous Bigfoot film of 1967 sparked debates about elusive creatures roaming its vast wilderness. Yet amidst these enigmatic legends lies a story etched in our collective memory—the Pilgrims' arduous journey aboard the Mayflower at sea in 1620, seeking refuge and freedom on foreign shores. As we traverse this captivating continent today, an array of wonders unfolds before us. The USA Traveler Map beckons adventurers to explore its sprawling cities and breathtaking natural wonders alike. And let us not forget the awe-inspiring phenomenon that occurred over millions of years—continental drift—a force shaping North America into what we know today. Delving deeper into this tapestry reveals hidden gems like Vancouver Island map from the 1870s—an artifact showcasing early cartographic endeavors capturing both beauty and discovery. Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse stands tall in Door County Wisconsin—a testament to maritime heritage guiding seafarers through treacherous waters. History echoes through time as we revisit pivotal moments such as Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock in 1620—a symbol of resilience and determination still celebrated today. The haunting image of General Lee standing alongside General Jackson before Chancellorsville takes us back to a divided nation during the US Civil War—an era forever etched into American consciousness. Education flourished across North America too.