Collection consists of four color lithographs from von Humboldt's 1813 book Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples
indigènes de l'Amérique.
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was a German scientific explorer and ethnographer who in 1799-1804 took a research trip
through the Spanish colonies in the New World and encountered various peoples, cultures and social groups: missionary Native
peoples in the Venezuelan rainforest, enslaved Africans on Cuba's sugar plantations, and a mixed race upper class in the capital
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1 oversize folder
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