Spanish Silver Dollar, 1771
Spanish silver dollar from the reign of Charles III of Spain (r. 1759–1788). Minted in Mexico, under the authority of the Kingdom of Spain, 1771.
Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor
A postcard depicting the Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts. Made by the Detroit Publishing Company after 1898 CE.
Portrait of Ninigret or Robin Cassacinamon
Painting of a Native American sachem (chief) commonly identified as a portrait of Niantic-Narragansett leader Ninigret (c. 1610-1677 CE). The painting has more recently been identified as Robin Cassacinamon (c.1620s-1692 CE), an influential...
Map of Tartessos with Phoenician and Greek colonies
A map of Tartessos, showing its sphere of influence, as well as Greek and Phoenician colonies in southern Spain.
"Stony Ground" is an 1884 CE gouache painting by Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911 CE) which depicts a domestic scene from 17th or 18th Century CE America. A puritan pastor recites a sermon before a gathering of people in a kitchen. (Brooklyn...
Port of Portuguese Macao
A 19th-century painting by an unknown artist of Portuguese Macao, a colony of the Portuguese Empire from c. 1557 to 1999.
Classical Columns, Tharros.
Two standing Roman columns on Tharros, Sardinia, originally a Phoenician colony.
Portuguese Nobles in India
A c. 1540 illustration of Portuguese nobles in India. The Portuguese had many coastal colonies in India, part of the Estado da India. From the Códice Casanatense (Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome)
Voyage of Hanno the Carthaginian Explorer
A map indicating the possible route of Hanno, a Carthaginian who led a colonising and exploration expedition down the Atlantic coast of Africa in the 6th or 5th century BCE. Some scholars suggest he reached modern Sierra Leone, others that...
Columbus' Arrival in America
Mosaic at the Metro Station Avenida de America, Madrid, representing the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus (l. 1451-1506 CE).