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Views illustrating the conquest of Mexico [graphic]
BANC PIC 1905.05731-.05766--PIC
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Title:

Views illustrating the conquest of Mexico

Creator/Contributor:

Cumplido, Ignacio, 1811-1887

Abstract:

Contains views illustrating events from the conquest of Mexico depicting Indians and conquistadors; battle scenes (showing weaponry); human sacrifices, Mexican gods, personalities, and priests; various rites and celebrations; Aztec themes; etc. Hernan Cortés is depicted in some illustrations.

Date:

ca. 1840-ca. 1859 (issued)

Subject:

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Cortés, Hernán -- 1485-1547 -- Pictorial works
Conquerors -- Mexico -- History -- Pictorial works
Aztec gods -- Pictorial works
Human sacrifice -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Rites and ceremonies -- Mexico
Aztecs -- History -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540 -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Artists and lithographers include: [Ignacio] Cumplido, Picart, Sparrow, A.W. Warren, J.H., J. Heredia, Davenport, W. Raddon, and White.
Views 1905.05731-1905.05752 are illustrations from W.H. Prescott's History of conquest of Mexico.
Captions mostly in Spanish.
Apparently plates removed from various books.

Type:

graphic
Lithographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photomechanical print
32 prints : lithograph, b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.05731-.05766--PIC

Origin:

Mexico

Related Item:

History of conquest of Mexico : Prescott, William Hickling, : 1796-1859