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    "A New Map of America Exhibiting Its Natural and Political Divisions"
    Creation Date: 1823
    Catalog ID: 2005.0.357
    Call Number: MAPD/A/1823
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    A voyage to the south Atlantic and round Cape Horn into the Pacific Ocean for the purpose of extending the spermaceti whale fisheries: by ascertaining the ports, bays harbours, and anchoring births [!] in certain islands and coasts...
    Creation Date: 1798
    Catalog ID: 1913.7.6
    Call Number: OVERSIZE/979.511/C713v/1798
    iv, [iii]-vi, xviii, 179 p.; front. (port.) 3 pl., 6 fold. maps; Compiled by William Combe from Captain Colnett's notes. cf. Dict. nat. biog., under Combe
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    untitled (figure of South American holding pot)
    Creation Date: 1950-1980
    Catalog ID: 1982.98.151
    Small carved figurine made of light-colored wood. Figure appears to be a South American woman (also could possibly be a man) dressed in large hat, long dress, and a cape with with a wide collar. She stands barefoot on a textured square base holding what looks to be a pot.
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    Creation Date: 1914-1917?
    Catalog ID: 1947.5.4
    Bowl made of handmolded red clay and fired to harden surface and leave red/black surface. Cone shaped foot, hollow with two holes made in upper half. Round bowl sits on top of cone. Edges are curved and rim turns inward. No added surface decoration. Possibly a whistle?, Ecuador, 1914-1917.
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    [large seed]
    Creation Date: 1914-1917?
    Catalog ID: 1947.5.14
    Single large seed, oval shaped. Bi-lobed, with rough surface. End of stem at one end; tapering end of lobes at other. Surface ranges in color from dark brown which is slightly rougher to lighter brown which is smoother. 1914-1917? Nuts found in crayon box 1947.5.11. Box found with numerous nuts in it and labeled as accession 1959/99 from same donor. Nuts enumerated in donation 1947.5, so nuts and box given number 1947.5. Per note in 1947.5, items were collected in Quito, Ecuador app. 1914-1917 and brought to the United States in 1917 by Mrs. Charles S. Hartman, mother of Lois K. Hartman. Mrs. Hartman was wife of Charles S. Hartman, the American Minister to Ecuador at that time. Items were brought to the Legation at various times by members of the Otovalo Indian group.
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    "America Septentrio Nalis."
    Creation Date: 1652
    Catalog ID: 1975.14.12
    Call Number: MAPB/NA/1652
    Early map of North America, printed in Amsterdam by Jan Jansson, 1652 (possibly 1650). The area depicted includes the northern part of South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and North America (to the Arctic Circle). California is shown as an island. The area north of California is unknown. Known geographic features (mountains, rivers, lakes, towns) are indicated. The greatest detail is present in Central/South America and the Caribbean. Small illustrations of animals and ships are scattered over the map. Larger pictoral images of Native Peoples and mermaids frame the title and publication statements. Printed descriptive text is located on the back of the map. From the Edward Allen Map Collection.
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    A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar: and present state of the several kingdoms of the world
    Creation Date: 1771
    Catalog ID: 1996.68.14
    Call Number: 910/G984n/1771
    728 p.; ill., maps, charts; 22 cm.; America pp 603-626 and British America 627-671. Folding maps facing pp. 626-27; 2006.68.14
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    Creation Date: 1706
    Catalog ID: 1975.14.19
    Call Number: MAPB/A/1706
    Early, hand colored map of North and South America, engraved by Pieter Schenk, Amsterdam, 1706. Known cities, geographic features and Pacific/Atlantic and Caribbean Islands are shown. California is depicted as an island and the northwest portion of North American is shown as unknown (unexplored). Large, colorful graphics depicting Native Americans surrounded by gold or spices, a camel, European Explorers, and Greek/Roman water gods are present in the upper and lower left corners of the map. From Edward Allen Map Collection.
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    To South America, a new land of opportunity for the business man, a paradise of scenic beauty for the tourist, South America
    Creation Date: ca. 1915
    Catalog ID: 2009.87.8
    Call Number: EPH/387.559/L198t/1915
    Illustrated pamphlet (23x15 cm., 31 p.) describes countries and cities of South America and "the finest ships sailing" there; includes general travel information (baggage, ships' amenities, money, taxes, immigration regulations, etc.). Colored illustrated front cover, inscribed "South America," features young women representing each continent, holding hands and imposed upon map showing ship routes. Back cover includes map and listing of company's offices, including Seattle. Edward Nolan Collection. Ephemera
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    [Daffodil Festival pin for 1981]
    Creation Date: 1981
    Catalog ID: 2010.99.11
    Souvenir pin promoting Daffodil Festival, 1981. Made in Taiwan for unknown manufacturer. Round; made of gold tone metal. Butterfly clutch backing. Blue enameled globe design with yellow and green daffodils and green continents in center. Outer edge is white enameled with gold-color lettering of name and date of festival.