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Title
[Details of Aztec history, 1494 to 1496] (2 views)
Creator
Aglio, Agostino, 1777-1857
Contributor
Kingsborough, Edward King, Viscount, 1795-1837
Date Created and/or Issued
1830
Publication Information
London : A. Aglio
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Antiquities of Mexico. Plate [44] - [45].
Shows details of battles, the inundation of Mexico, and a triumph of Montezuma.
View 1 (2010-5929SUT). Plate [44] -- view 2 (2010-5930SUT). Plate [45] -- view 3 (2010-5928SUT). Text.
Lord Kingsborough commissioned artists to reproduce the Meso-American codices found in the collections of various European institutions. He published Antiquities of Mexico in 1831. This volume appears to be either a pre-production sample or a gift containing images from volumes I, III and VI.
Type
image
Format
Facsimiles.
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 drawings : hand col. ; images 13 x 10 in. and 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. on pages 12 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Manuscripts, Nahuatl--Facsimiles
Manuscripts, Mexican--Facsimiles
Aztecs--Antiquities--Pictorial works
Nahuatl language--Writing--Pictorial works
War--Mexico
Mexico--History--To 1519--Pictorial works
Drawings
Time Period
To 1519
Place
Mexico

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