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Posters & Jigsaws since 2004

16th Century Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 334 pictures in our 16th Century collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

EXPL2A-00147 Featured Print


World map after the disoveries of Columbus and Balboa, showing the prevalent idea that South America was attached to Asia.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

© North Wind Picture Archives

1500, 16th Century, Art, Asia, Atlantic, Balboa, Caribbean, Cartography, Chart, China, Christopher Columbus, Columbus, Cuba, Earth, Europe, Florida, Hispaniola, Historic, History, Illustration, Map, New World, North America, Ocean, Pacific, Sea, South America, Spice Trade, Vasco Nunez De Balboa, Vintage, World

EXPL2A-00251 Featured Print


Title page of the London edition of Jacques Cartier's book about his discoveries in Canada, printed in 1580.
Watercolor wash over a 19th-century printed halftone reproduction

© North Wind Picture Archives

1500s, 1530s, 16th Century, Adventure, American, Artifact, Book, Canada, Canadian, Cartier, Colonial, Colonist, Colony, Discover, Document, Expedition, Exploration, Explore, French, French Canada, Gaspee, Historic, History, Jacques Cartier, Montreal, New France, New World, North America, Northwest Passage, Page, Quebec, River, St Lawrence River, Travel, Vintage

PEXP2A-00052 Featured Print


Sir John Hawkins, English explorer and naval commander against the Spanish Armada, 1588.
Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

© North Wind Picture Archives

1500s, 1588, 16th Century, Admiral, Art, British, Commander, Elizabethan Collar, England, English, Great Britain, Hawkins, Historic, History, Illustration, John Hawkins, Maritime, Naval, Officer, Royal Navy, Ruff, Sir John Hawkins, Spanish Armada, Vintage