Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


[Map of the World], based on map by Ptolemy, 2nd century, and redrawn, corrected, and improved by Nicolaus Donis [i.e. Nicolaus Germanus], 1482. Woodcut with hand coloring. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University. Find out more about images on this site