Statue of Joao Rodrigues Cabrillo overlooking San Diego harbor, a Portuguese explorer who discovered California while sailing for Spain.
Digital photograph of a memorial statue
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Columbus's hospitable reception by Guacanagari, Caribbean chief, after shipwreck of Santa Maria, 1492.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
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